UAFS Wraps Up Regular Season As No. 4 Seed In Heartland Tournament

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Dale Harpenau will have one last shot at a Heartland Conference championship before he’s done at UAFS.

The Lions will be the No. 4 seed in this week’s conference tournament in Georgetown, Texas.

UAFS (25-24, 14-16)  will face No. 1 seed St. Edwards (36-13, 23-7) Thursday at 5 p.m. in the double elimination, four team tournament.

Harpenau announced his resignation last week after 16 seasons with the Lions but will finish out the season.

No. 2 seed St. Mary’s (32-18, 18-12) kicks off the tournament against No. 3 Newman (24-24, 17-13) at 1 p.m.

Lubbock Christian (39-10, 26-4) finished with the top record in the league but is ineligible for postseason play as they are in a transition year to the NCAA division II level. Oklahoma Christian (32-15, 19-11) finished third but is also ineligible for the postseason.

GAME 1: No. 2 St. Mary’s (32-18) vs. No. 3 Newman (24-24), 1 p.m.
GAME 2: No. 1 St. Edward’s (36-13) vs. No. 4 UAFS (25-24), 5 p.m.
GAME 3: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, Noon
GAME 4: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, 3:30 p.m.
GAME 5: Winner Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4, 7 p.m.
GAME 6: Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5, 1 p.m.
If Necessary
GAME 7: Winner Game 6 vs. Loser Game 6, TBA*
*Game will start 45 minutes after Game 6.