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College field hockey: DI championship bracket released for 2018; North Carolina is No. 1 seed

DI Field Hockey: 2018 Selection Show

INDIANAPOLIS ā€” The NCAA Division I Field Hockey Committee announced today the teams that will compete in the 2018 NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship. Ten conferences were awarded automatic-qualification. The four lowest automatic-qualification teams will compete in two opening round games. The remaining six automatic-qualification teams were placed in the bracket.

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The following conferences and their representatives received automatic qualification:

America East ConferenceĀ  Albany (NY)
Atlantic Coast Conference North Carolina
Atlantic 10 Conference Saint Joseph'sĀ 
Big East Conference UConn
Big Ten Conference Maryland
Colonial Athletic Association William & Mary
The Ivy League Harvard
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Monmouth
Mid-American ConferenceĀ  Miami (OH)
Patriot League Boston U.

The remaining eight teams that were selected at-large are as follows: Duke, Iowa, Michigan, Penn State, Princeton, Rutgers, Virginia, and Wake Forest.

Opening round games will be played on two campus sites Nov. 7. Ā First- and second-round games will be played on four campus sites Nov. 9 and 11. Louisville will host the semifinals and final Friday, Nov. 16, and Sunday, Nov. 18, at Trager Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. Ā The semifinals and final will be streamed live on Ā For ticket information, call 502-GOCARDS or visit

In 2017, UConn finished the season undefeated (23-0) while claiming its fifth NCAA Division I field hockey championship.

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