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Transylvania to Host Opening Round Game in HCAC Tournament

Transylvania University will host an opening round game in this week’s Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament.

Transy finished 4th in the league standings and will host No. 5 Anderson Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. The winner will travel to No. 1 Rose-Hulman on Friday.

Here’s a tournament schedule:




Opening Round- Tuesday, Feb. 20 (at high seed)
Game 1: No. 6 Bluffton at No. 3 Hanover, 6 p.m.
Game 2: No. 5 Anderson at No. 4 Transylvania, 7:30 p.m.

Semifinals – Friday, Feb. 23 (at No. 1 Rose-Hulman)
Game 3: No. 1 Rose-Hulman vs. No. 4/5 winner, 2 p.m.
Game 4: No. 2 Mount St. Joseph vs. No. 3/6 winner, 4 p.m.

Championship – Saturday, Feb. 24 (at No. 1 Rose-Hulman)
Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner, 4 p.m.

Schedule Subject to Change

Tournament champion is the HCAC’s automatic qualifier in the 2018 NCAADIII Championship Tournament.

Final HCAC standings:

HANOVER 14-4 19-6
MOUNT ST. JOSEPH 14-4 17-8
ROSE-HULMAN 14-4 16-9
TRANSYLVANIA 12-6 17-8
ANDERSON 9-9 14-11
BLUFFTON 8-10 11-14
FRANKLIN 7-11 8-17
EARLHAM 6-12 8-17
MANCHESTER 4-14 6-19
DEFIANCE 2-16 3-22

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