Weekend Watch 11/18/11 — Preview this weekend’s Briton sports action

Many Albion College athletic teams will be competing this weekend. Here’s a preview of what to expect from the Britons.


The Albion College football team (6-4, 6-0 MIAA) will compete in its first NCAA playoff game since 2005 this weekend.

The Britons will face the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks (10-0, 7-0 WIAC) on Nov. 19. The Warhawks have won the NCAA Division III National Championship the past two years, and are on a 40 game win streak. They are currently ranked No. 1 in the nation.

Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m.

Swimming and Diving

The Britons are competing in the Corbiere/Merion Invitational this weekend at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Last weekend both the men’s team and the women’s were defeated by Olivet College. Both squads are still in search of their first win.

The meet starts at 10:00 a.m.

Men’s Basketball

The Albion College men’s basketball team is hosting the Mike Turner Tip-Off Tournament, sponsored By Rotary Club Of Albion.

The Britons open the tournament with Franciscan College of Steubenville, Ohio at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18. It will be Albion’s first game of the season. The 6 p.m. game features Grace College (Ind.) vs. University of Akron-Wayne.

The championship game is set for 4:00 p.m. on Saturday Nov. 19. The consolation game will be held earlier that day at 2:00 p.m.

Women’s Basketball

The Britons will compete in the Franklin College Tip-Off Tournament in Indianapolis Ind. this weekend.

Albion will play Depauw University (Ind.) at 8:00 p.m. in its first game of the tournament. The other game will feature Franklin College and North Park University (Ill.).

The championship game is set for 3:00 p.m. on Saturday Nov. 19. The consolation game will be held earlier that day at 1:00 p.m.

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