INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Committee has selected the 40 teams that will compete in the 2017 NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Championship.

Twenty-nine conferences have been awarded automatic qualification for the championship. Two 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 nine 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.

Eight first-round games will be conducted Saturday, May 13 with the winners advancing to the second round. Sixteen second-round games will be conducted on Sunday, May 14 with the winners advancing to one of four regional sites Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21. Winners of the four regionals will advance to the semifinals and final, which take place Saturday and Sunday, May 27-28 at Kerr Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Old Dominion Athletic Conference and the City of Salem will serve as hosts for the championship.

Automatic Qualifiers (29):
CONFERENCE SCHOOL
Capital Athletic Conference Salisbury
Centennial Conference Franklin & Marshall
College COnference of Illinois & Wisconsin Illinois Wesleyan 
Colonial States Athletic Conference Cabrini
Commonwealth Coast Conference Endicott
Empire 8 St. John Fisher
Great Northeast Athletic Conference Johnson & Wales (RI)
Landmark Conference Catholic 
Liberty League William Smith
Little East Conference Plymouth State
Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Westfield State
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Calvin
Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth Messiah
Middle Atlantic Conference Freedom Fairleigh Dickinson, Florham
Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference Hamline
New England Collegiate Conference Regis (MA)
New England Small College Athletic Conference Colby
New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Babson
New Jersey Athletic Conference The College of New Jersey
North Atlantic Conference Castleton
North Coast Athletic Conference Denison
North Eastern Athletic Conference Morrisville State
Ohio Athletic Conference Mount Union
Ohio River Women's Lacrosse Conference Washington and Jefferson
Old Dominion Athletic Conference Washington and Lee
Sjyline Conference Farmingdale State
Southern Athletic Association Rhodes
State University of New York Athletic Conference State University of New York at Cortland
USA South Athletic Conference Meredith
POOL B BERTHS
Claremont McKenna-Harvey Mudd-Scripps
Colorado College
POOL C BERTHS
College at Brockport, State University of New York
Gettysburg 
Hamilton
Ithaca
Mary Washington
Middlebury
Trinity (CT)
Wesleyan (CT)
York (PA)

For more information about the 2017 NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Championship, including a complete bracket with dates, sites and pairings, log on to NCAA.com.