The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has been selected to serve as co-host for four upcoming NCAA Division III National Championships, the organization announced on Tuesday, April 18th. The NCAA announced more than 600 host sites for championships in all Divisions from 2017-18 through the 2021-22 academic year. UMHB will co-host two NCAA Division III Football Championships and two NCAA Division III Women’s Golf National Championships
UMHB will join with the City of Shenandoah, outside of Houston, to host the 2018 and 2019 Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowls, the NCAA Division III National Championship Game. Both of those games will be played at Woodforest Stadium in Shenandoah. The 2018 Stagg Bowl will be played December 14th or 15th and the 2019 Stagg Bowl will be played on December 20th or 21st. The 2018 Stagg Bowl be the first played outside of Salem, Virginia in 26 years.
UMHB will also co-host the 2019 and 2022 NCAA Division III Women’s Golf National Championships. The 2019 tournament will be played May 14-17 at Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston and UMHB will share hosting duties with the Houston/Harris County Sports Authority. The 2022 National Championship will be played May 10-13 at Woodlands Country Club in Houston and UMHB will share hosting duties with the City of Shenandoah and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.
The UMHB athletic department has hosted numerous NCAA football and basketball postseason contests and also hosted a men’s soccer First Round game in 2009. UMHB has served as co-host for the 2016 and 2017 NCAA Division III Women’s Golf National Championships.