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.

MORE: Interactive DI Field hockey bracket

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.