Everett CC Selected to Host NWAC Basketball Championships
The Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) is pleased to announce that the NWAC Men’s and Women’s Championship Basketball Tournaments will be returning to the Walt Price Student Fitness Center at Everett Community College for the next three years (2019-2021).
The NWAC is happy to be returning to a familiar facility with familiar faces supporting the championships once again. “We are delighted to be hosting the 2019 NWAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships at Everett Community College again” states Tammy Dunn, Sports Development Director of the Snohomish County Sports Commission. “The chance to host a collegiate championship in our community is an honor and we look forward to working with Everett Community College and the Northwest Athletic Conference in bringing a memorable basketball championship for all who attend the games.”
The 2019 Sweet 16 and Elite 8 portions of the tournament will see the men take center stage on Thursday, March 7-8, with the winners coming back to Everett Community College for championship weekend March 16-17. The women’s Sweet 16 and Elite 8 games are Friday, March 9-10. The men will join the women for championship weekend March 16-17.
According to NWAC Executive Director, Marco Azurdia, “the NWAC is pleased to partner with the Snohomish County Sports Commission, Everett Community College, and our sponsors in the City of Everett, to provide NWAC student-athletes a great championship experience. We will continue our community service project as our student-athletes not only impact the community economically, but also socially.”