NCAA DI Field Hockey committee selects championship bracket
INDIANAPOLIS---The NCAA Division I Field Hockey Committee announced today the field of teams for the 2015 NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship. Ten conferences were awarded automatic qualification. The four lowest automatic-qualification teams will compete for two play-in berths. The remaining six automatic-qualification teams were placed in the bracket.
The following conferences and their representatives received automatic qualification:
America East Conference University at Albany
Atlantic Coast Conference University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Atlantic 10 Conference University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Big East Conference University of Connecticut
Big Ten Conference University of Maryland, College Park
Colonial Athletic Association University of Delaware
The Ivy League Princeton University
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Fairfield University
Mid-American Conference Kent State University
Patriot League Boston University
The remaining eight teams that were selected at large are as follows: Boston College, Duke University, University of Louisville, University of Michigan, Stanford University, Syracuse University, University of Virginia and Wake Forest University.
Play-in games will be played on two campus sites November 11. First- and second-round games will be played on four campus sites November 14-15. Michigan will host the semifinals and final Friday, November 20, and Sunday, November 22, at Phyllis Ocker Field in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The semifinals and finals will be streamed live on NCAA.com. For ticket information, please call 866/296-MTIX or visit NCAA.com/tickets.In 2014, UConn claimed its second consecutive and fourth overall NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship title with a 1-0 victory against Syracuse at the Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex in College Park, Maryland.