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NCAA.com | May 4, 2014

Field of 36 teams named for championship

DIII Women's Lacrosse: 2014 Selection Show

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Committee has selected the teams that will compete in the 2014 NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Championship.

The championship provides for a 36-team tournament. Twenty-three conferences have been awarded automatic qualification for the championship. Five teams have been selected from Pool B, which consists of independent institutions and institutions that are members of conferences that do not meet the requirements for automatic qualification. The final eight berths are reserved for Pool C, which includes the remaining institutions in conferences with automatic qualification that are not the conference champion plus remaining independents and members of non-qualifying conferences.

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Four first-round games will be conducted on Wednesday, May 7 with the winners advancing to the second round. Sixteen second-round games will be conducted on Saturday, May 10 with the winners advancing to one of four regional sites May 17-18. Winners of the four regionals will advance to the semifinals and final, which take place May 24 and 25 at Clark Field in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Gettysburg will serve as host for the championship.

Conferences and Teams Receiving Automatic Qualification (23):

Capital Athletic Conference: Salisbury (18-1)
Centennial Conference: Gettysburg (16-2)
Colonial States Athletic Conference: Cabrini (13-5)
Commonwealth Coast Conference: Endicott  (14-3)
Commonwealth Conference: Stevenson (13-5)                                                    
Empire 8: St. John Fisher (15-4)
Freedom Conference: Arcadia (18-1)                                        
Great Northeast Athletic Conference: Emmanuel (Mass.) (15-2)
Liberty League: Rensselaer (13-4)
Little East Athletic Conference: Plymouth State (12-4)
Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference: Bridgewater State (14-5)
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association: Adrian (12-5)
Midwest Women’s Lacrosse Conference: Augustana (Ill.) (18-0)
New England Small College Athletic Conference: Trinity (Conn.) (15-2)
New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference: Wheaton (Mass.) (13-6)
New Jersey Athletic Conference: TCNJ (17-1)
North Atlantic Conference: Castleton State (9-6)
North Coast Athletic Conference: Denison (13-4)          
North Eastern Athletic Conference: Keuka (16-2)
Old Dominion Athletic Conference: Washington & Lee (16-2)
Skyline Conference State: Farmingdale State (18-1)
State University of New York Athletic Conference: Cortland State (19-0)      
USA South Athletic Conference: Meredith (14-3)

Pool B Berths (5):

Catholic (12-5)
Pomona-Pitzer (16-4)
Susquehanna (11-5)
Mount Union  (15-2)
Redlands  (13-4)
 
Pool C Berths (8):
Amherst (15-2)
Colby (9-6)
Franklin & Marshall (15-2)
Middlebury (11-5)
Fredonia State (11-6)
Geneseo State (16-2)
Williams (13-4)
York (Pa.) (14-4)
 

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