Interactive Bracket

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA Division II Field Hockey Committee released the 2011 tournament field Monday evening.

Bloomsburg (19-0) and Merrimack (17-2) will receive first-round byes in the six-team field.

In the South region, West Chester (14-4) will travel to Shippensburg for a first-round contest at 1 p.m. ET Saturday. The winner will meet Bloomsburg in a semifinal matchup.

Massachusetts-Lowell (17-3) will play host to American International (12-8) in the North region first-round contest at 1 p.m. Saturday.  The winner will advance to play Merrimack. 

Semifinals will be played at 1 and 4 p.m. Nov. 11, with the championship final being held at 1 p.m. Nov. 13. The semifinal and championship games will be played at Bloomsburg's Sports Stadium in Bloomsburg, Pa.

The final rankings, with regional records through Nov. 2 are:

North Region   South Region
Rank School Overall In-Region   Rank School Overall In-Region
1 Merrimack 17-2 17-2   1 Bloomsburg 19-0 19-0
2 Mass.-Lowell 17-3 16-3   2 Shippensburg 17-3 17-3
3 American Int'l 12-8 11-8   3 West Chester 14-4 13-4

 

 
School *Appearances Last Appearance
*Includes this season. Division II only.
American International 2 2010
Bloomsburg 20 2010
Massachusetts-Lowell 10 2010
Merrimack First N/A
Shippensburg 8 2010
West Chester First N/A