By Matt Noonan
The NCAA unveiled its Division 1 and 3 Field Hockey tournament brackets yesterday and a few local colleges earned spots following conference championship victories or at-large bids. Below is the first round schedule.
* UMass vs. Virginia @ Durham, N.C. (Saturday, Nov. 16 @ 2 p.m.)
* Boston College vs. UConn @ Syracuse, N.Y. (Saturday, Nov. 16 @ 2 p.m.)
The winner of each game above will advance to Sunday’s second round. Games will begin at 2 p.m.
* Gwynedd Mercy @ Mount Holyoke (Wednesday, Nov. 17 @ TBD)
* Anna Maria @ Tufts University (Wednesday, Nov. 17 @ TBD)
* Gordon College @ Keene State (Wednesday, Nov. 17 @ TBD)
The winners of each game above will advance to Saturday’s second round. Also, Wellesley College, which won the NEWMAC Championship, earned a first round bye and will play the winner of Wilkes-Ursinus.