The United Tribes Technical College Lady Thunderbirds are headed to Overland, Kansas, to participate in the 2016 Division II Women's National Championship Tournament!

The Lady Thunderbirds are a 16-seed in the tournament and will face 1-seed Monroe Community College on Tuesday, March 15th. Tipoff between the two teams is slated for 7 p.m.

The Lady Thunderbirds defeated Dakota College-Bottineau 75-69 on February 28th to win the Region XIII championship and secure a spot in the national championship tournament.

UTTC is led by freshmen Shelby Greeley and Terae Briggs, who were both named to the all-region team following the Region XIII tournament. Briggs was also named the tournament MVP.

The Lady Thunderbirds' first round game against Monroe Community College will be streamed live at NJCAATV.com.

For more information regarding the Division II Women's National Championship, visit NJCAA.org.