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NCAA.com | November 9, 2014

UNC top seed in DI Field Hockey bracket

DI Field Hockey: 2014 Selection Show

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA Division I Field Hockey Committee announced Sunday the field of 16 teams for the 2014 NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship.

Interactive Bracket Printable Bracket

Eleven conferences were awarded automatic qualification. The six lowest automatic-qualification teams will compete for three play-in berths. The remaining five automatic-qualification teams were placed in the bracket.

The following conferences and their representatives received automatic qualification:
• America East Conference -- Albany (N.Y.)
• Atlantic Coast Conference -- Wake Forest
• Atlantic 10 Conference -- Richmond
• Big East Conference -- Connecticut
• Big Ten Conference -- Northwestern
• Colonial Athletic Association -- Delaware
• The Ivy League -- Princeton
• Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference -- Monmouth
• Mid-American Conference -- Kent State
• Northern Pacific Field Hockey Conference -- Liberty
• Patriot League -- Boston U.

The remaining eight teams selected at-large: Boston College, Duke, Louisville, Maryland, North Carolina, Penn State, Stanford and Syracuse.

Play-in games will be played on three campus sites on Nov. 12.

First- and second-round games will be played on four campus sites Nov. 15-16.

Maryland will play host to the semifinals and final Nov. 21 and 23 at the Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex in College Park.

The semifinals and finals will be streamed live on NCAA.com.

For ticket information, call (301) 314-7070.

Related:
Conference Championship Central

DIVISION I FIELD HOCKEY TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES

SCHOOL APPEARANCES * LAST RECORD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Albany 4 2012 0-3 --
Boston College 9 2013 2-8 --
Boston U. 11 2007 4-11 --
Connecticut 26 2013 32-22 3 (1981, 1985, 2013)
Duke 13 2013 18-12 --
Kent State 6 2002 0-5 --
Liberty First -- -- --
Louisville 3 2008 0-2 --
Maryland 27 2013 55-18 8 (1987, 1993, 1999, 2005-06, 2008, 2010-11)
North Carolina 31 2013 52-24 6 (1989, 1995-97, 2007, 2009)
Northwestern 13 1994 11-13 --
Penn State 30 2013 23-33 --
Princeton 19 2013 21-17 1 (2012)
Stanford 13 2012 0-12 --
Syracuse 10 2013 9-9 --
Wake Forest 14 2013 29-10 3 (2002-04)
* -- Includes 2014.
Note: Play-in games do not count as a tournament appearance.

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