Field Hockey Earns #1 Seed in America East Tournament
ALBANY, N.Y.— #22 UAlbany Field Hockey earns the America East East Division co-regular season title this afternoon as the regular season came to a close. In conference the Great Danes finished with a 6-2 record, tying the Maine Black Bears for first place.
Moving into the conference tournament, the Great Danes earned the #1 seed over Maine due to UAlbany’s 2-0 record vs. #3 seed New Hampshire. In the West Division, Stanford earned the regular season title and #1 seed with a 4-2 conference record.
The America East tournament kicks off this Thursday, November 2nd in UMass Lowell with cross-divisional quarterfinal action. The Great Danes will first face the West Divison’s #4 seed, UC Davis at 1:00 p.m. The semifinals will take place on Saturday, November 4th at 12 p.m. and the finals on Sunday, November 5th at 1p.m.
2017 America East Field Hockey Championship
At UMass Lowell; Lowell, Mass.
All Times Eastern
Quarterfinals - Thursday, Nov. 2
Game 1 – #E1 Albany vs. #W4 UC Davis, 1:00 p.m.
Game 2 – #W1 Stanford vs. #E4 UMass Lowell, 3:30 p.m.
Quarterfinals – Friday, Nov. 3
Game 3 – #W2 California vs. #E3 New Hampshire, 12 p.m.
Game 4 – #E2 Maine vs. #W3 Pacific, 2:30 p.m.
Semifinals – Saturday, Nov. 4
Game 5 – Game #1 Winner vs. Game #3 Winner, 12 p.m.
Game 6 – Game #2 Winner vs. Game #4 Winner, 2:30 p.m.
Final – Sunday, Nov. 5
Game 7 – Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner, 1 p.m.
The entire championship will be streamed for free at AmericaEast.TV. Live tournament updates, news, information, and stats can be found by visiting Championship Central.