Mass. College Hockey: Local Squads Earn Spots In NCAA D3 Tournament


The NCAA unveiled its pairings for the upcoming NCAA Division 3 Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament, which begins this Wednesday, March 12.

Three local squads will be competing in the tournament following conference tournament championship victories yesterday.

Nichols College and Salem State will begin their quests toward Lewiston, Maine with opening round matchups. The Bison will face-off against Geneseo State, while the Vikings will battle Norwich University. Both contests are on the road.

The winner of Salem State vs. Norwich will take on either Nichols or Geneseo State in the quarterfinals on Saturday, March 15.

Babson College earned a first-round bye and will host the winner of Bowdoin College vs. Oswego State in the quarterfinals.

No times have been announced for the first round or quarterfinals.

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