The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA
) helps to fill a void in intercollegiate athletics.
The Beacons went 14-10 last season, and like the men, made it to the USCAA
The team will compete at the Division I level against varsity squads from major colleges and universities across the US in the USCAA
South Regional Indoor Archery Tournament Jan.
- Freshman Samantha Franklin scored a school-record 33 points for Northwest Christian College in its 76-72 overtime loss to Marygrove as the Beacons finished in fourth place at the USCAA
National Tournament on Saturday.
- Santana Seay scored 31 points to lead Concordia-Selma (Ala.) to a 69-59 win over Northwest Christian in the women's USCAA
National Championship semifinals on Friday.
Next year, NCC will be a member of the NAIA and won't play in the USCAA
The Beacons (14-8) clinched a berth in the USCAA
tournament with the victory.
The victory drops the Beacons' magic number to qualify for the USCAA
National Championship Tournament to four.
Next year, NCC (13-6) will be a full-blown member of the NAIA's Cascade Conference and not eligible for the USCAA
Northwest Christian College has added five new fall sports - men's and women's soccer and cross country, and women's volleyball - to accommodate its move from the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA
) to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).
OKLAHOMA CITY - Northwest Christian College's Emily Gray was named to the USCAA
women's basketball all-tournament team after the Beacons dropped their last two games to finish fourth.
- Southern Virginia beat Northwest Christian College 68-48 in the semifinals of the USCAA
national women's basketball tournament Thursday to send the Beacons into today's third-place game.