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Summit Sets Championships

Summit Sets Championships

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- The Summit League has announced the dates and hosts for all 19 of its sport championships for 2014-15 season.

Headlining the schedule is The Summit League Basketball Championships, which will be hosted by the Sioux Falls Sports Authority. This season, the championships move into the brand new Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., after six successful years at the Sioux Falls Arena.

North Dakota State hosts a league-high three championships this season, beginning with cross country on Nov. 1. Fargo will also welcome the indoor track & field and softball championships to town. The Bison will be hosting softball for the third-straight season and fourth time in the last six years.

Denver and IUPUI will then host back-to-back championships, respectively. The Pioneers host women’s soccer and men’s soccer on consecutive weekends while the Jaguars are scheduled to host volleyball and swimming & diving, both for the second-straight year.

The men’s and women’s golf championships will be split for the first time since 2010. The men’s championship will take place in Lompoc, Calif., while the women will be competing in Seaside, Calif.

Fort Wayne welcomes back the men’s and women’s tennis championships for the fifth time since joining the league in 2007-08. The outdoor track & field championships return to Hanson Field on the campus of Western Illinois for the first time since 2008 while South Dakota State will host the baseball championship for the second consecutive season.

In all, a total of six different Summit League institutions will host a championship event during the 2014-15 season. 2014-15 Summit League Championships Calendar

Sport Date(s) Site / Host Qualifying Teams
Cross Country (M/W) Nov. 1, 2014 Fargo, N.D. / North Dakota State All teams
Women’s Soccer Nov. 6/8, 2014 Denver, Colo. / Denver Top four teams
Men’s Soccer Nov. 13/15, 2014 Denver, Colo. / Denver Top four teams
Volleyball Nov. 21-23, 2014 Indianapolis, Ind. / IUPUI Top six teams
Swimming & Diving (M/W) Feb. 18-21, 2015 Indianapolis, Ind. / IUPUI All teams
Indoor Track & Field (M/W) Feb. 27-28, 2015 Fargo, N.D. / North Dakota State All teams
Basketball (M/W) March 7-10, 2015 Sioux Falls, S.D. / Sioux Falls Sports Authority Top eight teams
Women’s Golf April 20-22, 2015 Seaside, Calif. / The Summit League All teams
Tennis (M/W) April 24-26, 2015 Fort Wayne, Ind. / Fort Wayne All teams
Men’s Golf May 1-3, 2015 Lompoc, Calif. / The Summit League All teams
Softball May 6-9, 2015 Fargo, N.D. / North Dakota State Top six teams
Outdoor Track & Field (M/W) May 13-15, 2015 Macomb, Ill. / Western Illinois All teams
Baseball May 20-23, 2015 TBD / South Dakota State Top four teams

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