The pairings and sites for the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball tournament were announced on Monday, February 28 and the Geneseo Blue Knights will be hosting a pair of first round games on Friday, March 4 and a second round contest on Saturday, March 5.
The Blue Knights (25-3) received an automatic bid to the tournament following their 55-48 win over Oneonta in the SUNYAC Tournament title game and will face the DeSales University Bulldogs (19-8), who won their fourth straight Freedom Conference championship to earn the automatic bid, at 8 p.m.
Geneseo makes their sixth appearance in the national tournament and first since 1997. The Blue Knights made five consecutive appearances from 1993-97 with a tournament record of 7-5, reaching the final eight in 1993 and 1995.
The other first round match at Geneseo features the Medaille College Mavericks (22-4), who received a Pool C berth after falling to LaRoche in the Allegany Mountain College Conference title game, and the Babson Beavers (27-0), who won their third straight NEWMAC championship, beginning at 6 p.m.
The winners play in the second round on Saturday, March 5 at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens and are available at the door.