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NCAA.com | March 5, 2018

NCAA Division III women's ice hockey selections announced

DIII Women's Ice Hockey | Selection Show

INDIANAPOLIS---The NCAA Division III Women’s Ice Hockey Committee has announced the nine teams selected for the 2018 NCAA Division III Women’s Ice Hockey Championship.

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Of the nine teams in the championship field, six of the teams received automatic qualification berths as winners of their conference championship. One institution was selected from Pool B, which includes independent institutions and institutions from conferences that do not meet the automatic qualification criteria. Two institutions were selected from Pool C, which consists of institutions from automatic-qualifying conferences that were not the conference champion and independent institutions that were not selected for the Pool B berth.

Conferences and teams receiving automatic qualification:

Colonial Hockey Conference Morrisville State
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Hamline
New England Hockey Conference Norwich
New England Small College Athletic Conference Middlebury
Northeast Women’s Hockey League Plattsburgh State
Women's Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Adrian

The institution selected from Pool B was Elmira, and the two institutions selected from Pool C were Gustavus Adolphus and Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

An opening-round game and four first-round games will be played at campus sites March 9 or 10. Dates and times for these games will be announced later today. The host for the championship finals will be confirmed Saturday night, March 10, after the conclusion of the first-round games. The highest-seeded team advancing from first rounds will host the semifinals March 16 and the third-place game and championship game March 17. For more information, including live webcasting of the semifinals, third-place game and finals, visit ncaa.com.

In 2017, Plattsburgh State defeated Adrian 4-3 in Adrian (MI) to win its fourth consecutive and sixth overall NCAA Division III Women’s Ice Hockey Championship title. 

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