HOLLAND, Mich. – George Fox won its first NCAA Division III women’s championship Saturday, beating Washington, Mo., 60-53 behind Kristen Shielee’s 17 points to finish the season at 32-0.

Elise Kuenzi added 14 points and Sage Indendi 13 for George Fox, the sixth unbeaten Division III national champion. The Bruins, of Portland, Ore., hadn’t advanced past the round of 16 before this season.

Zoe Unruh and Janice Evans scored 11 points apiece for Washington (26-5).

Washington U. takes 2nd straight men’s title

SALEM, Va. – Tyler Nading had 20 points and eight rebounds as Washington University won its second consecutive NCAA Division III men’s national championship, beating Richard Stockton 61-52.

Sean Wallis added 16 points and 10 assists for the Bears (29-2), who needed 27 years to get coach Mark Edwards his first national title and only one year to get him another one.

Santini Lancioni scored 19 points to lead Richard Stockton (30-3), which had its 18-game winning streak snapped. Lancioni, the New Jersey Athletic Conference player of the year, missed his first six shots before finding his stroke.


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