Nov. 21, 2010

NCAA Release

INDIANAPOLIS -
The NCAA Division II Field Hockey Committee has announced the tournament field for the 2010 NCAA Division II Field Hockey Championship. The University of Massachusetts Lowell (22-0) and Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (20-1) will receive first-round byes in the six-team field. In the North region, American International College (14-7) will travel to Stonehill College (15-6) for a first-round contest at 3 p.m. Eastern time, Tuesday, November 23. The winner will meet Massachusetts-Lowell in a semifinal matchup. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (17-2) will host East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (17-5) in the South region first-round contest at 2 p.m. Eastern time, Tuesday, November 23. The winner will meet Shippensburg (20-1) in a semifinal matchup.

Semifinals will be played at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., Thursday, December 2, with the championship final at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, December 4. These games will be played at Trager Stadium on the campus of University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.