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The University of Jamestown’s Morgan Mathison is one of three seniors leading the Jimmies to the NAIA National Tournament, which started Wednesday in Sioux City, Iowa. The top-seeded Jimmies play Roosevelt (Ill.) at 3:30 p.m. today. (Sun File Photo / John M. Steiner)

No breathing easy: Jimmies get 21-win Roosevelt in


Traditionally, No. 1 seeds in tournaments have a cupcake in their first-round game.

That is not the case for the top-seeded Jimmie women at the national tournament.

The University of Jamestown’s opening opponent — Roosevelt (Ill.) at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday in Sioux City, Iowa — has the following resume.

— 21 wins, three against ranked teams.

— Started the season 9-1 and on Dec. 3 was ranked No. 5 in NAIA Division II.

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Dave Selvig
Selvig has been a sports writer at The Sun since 1999 and sports editor since 2009.
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