Excitement builds as the three NCEA conference championships happen this weekend. With 12 schools participating in three different conference matchups, there will be multiple student athletes competing for league crowns
First in the line-up are the SEC championships, being hosted and defended by the University of Georgia Bulldogs in Bishop, Ga. Coming into the tournament, the Bulldogs are seeded No. 2 in the SEC and NCEA polls, with Auburn University coming in 1st, playing the University of South Carolina as the 4th seed. The University of Texas A&M, seeded 3rd with match up against the second-seeded Georgia Bulldogs, the SEC defending championships. The tournament will run for two days with the winners from the first round advancing onto the SEC championship round on Saturday. Live scoring will be available during this meet.
Big 12 Championships:
Oklahoma State University will host the Big 12 championships in Stillwater, Okla. OSU comes into the tournament seeded No. 2 and will matchup against Texas Christian University, the No. 3 seed for the first day. Baylor University, seeded No. 1 will compete against fourth-seeded Kansas State University in the first round. The winners will advance to the Big 12 championship round on Saturday.
The United Conference Championships will be hosted by New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, N.M. The first day matchups include top-seeded Southern Methodist University paired against fourth-seeded University of Tennessee -Martin. The second match up will be No. 2 Delaware State University against No. 3 New Mexico State University on the first day. Winners will advance to the championship rounds on Saturday.
Stay tuned to the NCEA website at www.collegiateequestrian.com for schedules, live scoring, and watch as the top schools in the NCEA battle for their conference titles.