Photos: Smith College’s Final Four send off

Sofia Rosa, a member of the Smith College basketball team, gets a high-five from Jerry and  Erika Herring during a send-off on Tuesday. The team will play in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Final Four on Thursday in Ohio.

Sofia Rosa, a member of the Smith College basketball team, gets a high-five from Jerry and Erika Herring during a send-off on Tuesday. The team will play in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Final Four on Thursday in Ohio. STAFF PHOTO/CAROL LOLLIS

Ally Yamada, a member of the Smith College basketball team, gets a high-five from  Scott Johnson during a send-off on Tuesday. The team will play in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Final Four on Thursday in Ohio.

Ally Yamada, a member of the Smith College basketball team, gets a high-five from Scott Johnson during a send-off on Tuesday. The team will play in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Final Four on Thursday in Ohio. STAFF PHOTO/CAROL LOLLIS

Jessie Ruffner, a member of the Smith College basketball team, gets a high-five from Scott Johnson during a send-off on Tuesday. The team will play in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Final Four on Thursday in Ohio.

Jessie Ruffner, a member of the Smith College basketball team, gets a high-five from Scott Johnson during a send-off on Tuesday. The team will play in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Final Four on Thursday in Ohio. STAFF PHOTO/CAROL LOLLIS

Ally Yamada, a member of the Smith College basketball team, gets a high-five from Jerry Herring, Erika Herring, and Scott Johnson, during a send-off on Tuesday. The team will play in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Final Four on Thursday in Ohio.

Ally Yamada, a member of the Smith College basketball team, gets a high-five from Jerry Herring, Erika Herring, and Scott Johnson, during a send-off on Tuesday. The team will play in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Final Four on Thursday in Ohio. STAFF PHOTO/CAROL LOLLIS

Published: 03-13-2024 8:14 AM

Modified: 03-13-2024 1:29 PM


Well-wishers greeted Smith College’s basketball team with high-fives and cheers Tuesday afternoon on campus as they prepared to depart for the Final Four for the second straight year. The Pioneers will play in the national semifinals of the NCAA Division III women’s basketball showcase on Thursday night against Wartburg College (Iowa) at the Capital Center Performance Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

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