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NCAA.com | May 9, 2016

DII Women's Lacrosse Championship selections announced

DII Women's Lacrosse: 2016 Selection Show

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA Division II Women’s Lacrosse Committee has selected the teams that will compete in the 2016 NCAA Division II Women’s Lacrosse Championship.  

The championship provides for a 12-team tournament. Four sites will host first and second round competition Friday, May 13, and Saturday, May 14.  These preliminary round games will be played on the campuses of the number one and number two seeds from the North and South Regions. The winners of the four second round games will advance to the semifinals and finals which will be conducted Thursday, May 19, and Saturday, May 21. The championship will be co-hosted by Metropolitan State University of Denver and the Denver Sports Commission, at the Regency Athletic Complex, in Denver, Colorado. This year’s championship will be part of the 2016 NCAA Division II National Championships Festival.

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From the North region, the number four seed, Dowling College, plays the number five seed, Grand Valley State University in the first round, on the campus of the number one seed, Adelphi University. The winner plays Adelphi in the second round. The number three seed, Long Island University/LIU Post, plays the number six seed, the University of New Haven in the first round, on the campus of the number two seed, Le Moyne College. The winner plays Le Moyne in the second round.

From the South region, the number four seed, West Chester University of Pennsylvania plays the number five seed, Rollins College in the first round, on the campus of the number one seed, Florida Southern College. The winner plays Florida Southern in the second round. The number three seed, Mercyhurst University, plays the number six seed, Queens University of Charlotte in the first round, on the campus of the number two seed, Lindenwood University. The winner plays Lindenwood (MO) in the second round.

For more information about the Division II Women’s Lacrosse Championship, log on to NCAA.com. 

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