RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – On Monday, the Good American Convention launched second-semester begin dates for basketball, volleyball and women’s soccer.
The league’s basketball season will attribute a 20-game divisional schedule with a distinct segment night time time time slated for Thursday, Jan. 7 with six doubleheaders – Arkansas Tech at Arkansas-Monticello, Southwestern Oklahoma State at East Central, Ouachita at Harding, Southern Arkansas at Henderson State, Northwestern Oklahoma State at Southern Nazarene and Southeastern Oklahoma State at Oklahoma Baptist.
Harding’s basketball groups will play 4 video video video games every within the route of Japanese Division colleges Arkansas-Monticello, Arkansas Tech, Henderson State, Ouachita Baptist and Southern Arkansas.
Volleyball accommodates a 10-week, 10-match divisional schedule that opens Tuesday, Jan. 26, and runs by Tuesday, March 30. All through the opening slate, UAM visits Harding, Ouachita hosts Arkansas Tech, East Central faces Northwestern Oklahoma State Southern Arkansas travels to Henderson State, defending champion Oklahoma Baptist welcomes in Southeastern Oklahoma State and SWOSU ventures to Southern Nazarene.
In volleyball, Harding will most likely be all through the Japanese Division and play two matches every within the route of Arkansas-Monticello, Arkansas Tech, Henderson State, Ouachita Baptist and Southern Arkansas.
Ladies’s soccer will get underway Saturday, Feb. 20, with three league contests – Southern Nazarene at Ouachita, Oklahoma Baptist at Harding and East Central at Northwestern Oklahoma State. Defending champion Southwestern Oklahoma State hits the sphere for the primary time one week later.
In women’s soccer, Harding will play as shortly as within the route of every of the choice six groups all through the convention: Oklahoma Baptist, Ouachita Baptist, Northwestern Oklahoma, Southwestern Oklahoma, East Central and Southern Nazarene.
“I am unable to say sufficient relating to the work carried out by our presidents and directors to put the GAC able to soundly resume rivals,” GAC Commissioner Will Prewitt mentioned. “There’s numerous work to be carried out, and we’re sustaining our fingers crossed relating to public successfully being circumstances all by way of Arkansas and Oklahoma, however we’re hopeful to see the lights return on for video video video games Jan. 7.”
The convention workplace furthermore launched a fall 2021 soccer schedule that kicks off a full 11-game round-robin Thursday, Sept. 2. Harding is scheduled to start the season Saturday, Sept. four, at residence within the route of East Central.
Southwestern Oklahoma State hosts the GAC Cross Nation Championships Saturday, Feb. 27.
“We’re actually excited to launch these schedules and watch for returning to motion quickly,” Harding athletic director Jeff Morgan mentioned. “We hope to have additional particulars about game-day administration and followers in early December.”
Codecs and dates for the boys’s soccer frequent season together with the championships for basketball, volleyball, and soccer will most likely be decided later.
Members will play spring sports activities actions actions schedules as beforehand accredited by the convention’s Council of Athletic Directors and Council of Presidents.
The GAC will proceed to guage NCAA, federal, state, and native developments and supply up to date revisions as further info turns into obtainable.