By Matt Noonan
On Sunday, the NCAA announced the following pairings for the upcoming Div. II and III football tournaments.
* The only squad from the Northeast-10 Conference that earned a spot in the tournament was New Haven. The Chargers defeated American International this past weekend and will receive an opening round bye. They’ll play their first game on Saturday, Nov. 24.
* Bridgewater State will face Widener in the first round on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 12PM. The Bears didn’t earn a spot in Saturday’s New England Football Conference Championship, but finished their season with a 9-1 overall record.
* Mount Ida College will travel to Delaware on Saturday, Nov. 17 for a 12PM matchup against Wesley. The Mustangs earned their first Eastern Collegiate Football Conference crown this past weekend with a win against Castelton State.
* Framingham State’s first game will be against SUNY Cortland on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 12PM. The Rams earned a spot in the tournament following an enormous win the NEFC Championship game against Salve Regina.