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Getting to Know the Teams

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Below are team capsules for all eight teams participating in the women's 2011 NCAA Division II Tournament South Regional at Tucker Coliseum in Russellville this weekend.

Click here to read more about the match-ups for the regional, which begins with four first-round games on Friday, March 11.

Arkansas Tech University
Nickname: Golden Suns
Location: Russellville, Ark.
Enrollment: 9,814
Head Coach: Dave Wilbers (103-20, 4th season)
Athletic Director: Steve Mullins
President: Dr. Robert C. Brown
Conference: Gulf South
2010-11 Record: 27-2
Last NCAA Appearance: 2010
Best NCAA Tournament Finish: National Runner-Up (1999)
Leading Scorers: Natalia Santos (16.9 ppg), Jenny Vining (14.6 ppg), Jessica Weatherford (12.4 ppg), Laura Beth Anderson (10.3 ppg)

Delta State University
Nickname: Lady Statesmen
Location: Cleveland, Miss.
Enrollment: 4,324
Head Coach: Sandra Rushing (230-50, 9th season)
Athletic Director: Jeremy McClain
President: Dr. John Hilpert
Conference: Gulf South
2010-11 Record: 26-3
Last NCAA Appearance: 2010
Best NCAA Tournament Finish: National Champion (1989, 1990 and 1992)
Leading Scorers: Veronica Walker (18.4 ppg), Sheena Johnson (10.3 ppg)

Florida Southern College
Nickname: Moccasins
Location: Lakeland, Fla.
Enrollment: 2,059
Head Coach: Jarrod Olson (88-53, 5th season)
Athletic Director: Pete Meyer
President: Dr. Anne B. Kerr
Conference: Sunshine State
2010-11 Record: 25-4
Last NCAA Appearance: 2003
Best NCAA Tournament Finish: National Quarterfinals (1995)
Leading Scorers: Emma Cannon (15.7 ppg), Chelsea Johnson (13.6 ppg), Michaela Hawley (12.8 ppg)

Florida Institute of Technology
Nickname: Panthers
Location: Melbourne, Fla.
Enrollment: 8,227
Head Coach: John Reynolds (444-248, 24th season)
Athletic Director: Bill Jurgens, Jr.
President: Dr. Anthony J. Catanese
Conference: Sunshine State
2010-11 Record: 23-8
Last NCAA Appearance: 2007
Best NCAA Tournament Finish: National Quarterfinals (2002)
Leading Scorers: Lynisha Nelson (16.3 ppg), Ashton McCLairen (13.0 ppg)

University of Tampa
Nickname: Spartans
Location: Tampa, Fla.
Enrollment: 6,500
Head Coach: Tom Jessee (195-76, 9th season)
Athletic Director: Larry Marfise
President: Dr. Ronald L. Vaughn
Conference: Sunshine State
2010-11 Record: 21-7
Last NCAA Appearance: 2010
Best NCAA Tournament Finish: Regional Semifinal (2003, 2009 and 2010)
Leading Scorers: Taja Green (16.0 ppg), Gianna Messina (15.5 ppg), Lindsey Watson (13.9 ppg)

Ouachita Baptist University
Nickname: Lady Tigers
Location: Arkadelphia, Ark.
Enrollment: 1,500
Head Coach: Garry Crowder (255-185, 16th season)
Athletic Director: David Sharp
President: Dr. Rex Horne
Conference: Gulf South
2010-11 Record: 20-8
Last NCAA Appearance: 2009
Best NCAA Tournament Finish: Regional Final (2009)
Leading Scorers: A’Laeshia Adams (17.4 ppg), Gabby Coleman (13.4 ppg), Domino Miller (10.2 ppg)

University of North Alabama
Nickname: Lions
Location: Florence, Ala.
Enrollment: 7,243
Head Coach: Terry Fowler (63-48, 4th season)
Athletic Director: Mark Linder
President: Dr. William G. Cale, Jr.
Conference: Gulf South
2010-11 Record: 21-6
Last NCAA Appearance: 1994
Best NCAA Tournament Finish: Final Four (1994)
Leading Scorers: Niala Harris (15.9 ppg), Sanqueeta Meardith (11.5 ppg)

Fort Valley State University
Nickname: Lady Wildcats
Location: Fort Valley, Ga.
Enrollment: 4,086
Head Coach: Lonnie Bartley (594-203, 27th season)
Athletic Director: Dr. Percy Caldwell
President: Dr. Larry E. Rivers
Conference: Southern Intercollegiate Athletic
2010-11 Record: 22-9
Last NCAA Appearance: 2010
Best NCAA Tournament Finish: Regional Final (1999)
Leading Scorers: Kendra Evans (13.5 ppg), Jasmine Birdsong (12.1 ppg), Yasheeka Jones (11.2 ppg)

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