(New Orleans, La.) The Loyola University New Orleans women’s basketball team will throw out the first pitch to kick off the second game of Loyola’s final home doubleheader of the season versus Emmanuel College at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium on Friday, April 25. The second game will begin thirty minutes after the first contest, which is slated for 4 p.m. Kirsch-Rooney is located on the main campus of Delgado Community College near City Park.
The Southern States Athletic Conference West Division Regular Season Champion Loyola Wolf Pack concluded their season 23-12, 14-6 SSAC. Their regular season division victory earned them an automatic bid to the NAIA National Tournament, where they advanced to the quarterfinal round. Loyola’s successful season under SSAC Coach of the Year Kellie Kennedy secured a No. 15 ranking for the squad on the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll.