Simpson leads Chicago with under 5 to play in the first half


by Zach James/Special to the Simpsonian & Emily Schettler/Editor in Chief

Tonight’s game marks Simpson’s 10th appearance in the NCAA Women’s Division III Basketball Championship. The women face 19th-ranked University of Chicago at 6 p.m. It marks the sixth straight year that Simpson has made it to the tournament. The Storm currently sit at 22-5 for the season and received an automatic berth to the tournament after capturing the IIAC Conference title last weekend.

Chicago received an at-large bid after falling in the University Athletic Association league championship to Washington-St.. Louis. The Maroons have a record of 19-6.

Students Quinn Albrecht and Zach James will call the game live from the Shirk Centerat  Illinois Wesleyan in Bloomington, Ill. Listen to the game online at, and check back with the Simpsonian for the latest updates and photos.