Locals Earn Spots In NCAA Div. 1 & 3 Field Hockey Tournaments

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.

Division 1

* 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. 

Division 3

* 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. 

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