Husson Field Hockey Faces Babson in NCAA First Round
The NCAA Division III Field Hockey Committee announced the field of 24 teams that will compete in the 2017 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship.
Coming off of the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Championship Title win, the Husson Eagles will travel to Wellesley, Mass. (MacDowell Field) to face Babson College in the first round of the NCAA DIII Field Hockey Championship. The opening round contest will be played on Wednesday, November 8, at 4:00 p.m.
Husson (12-5) advanced to the NCAA Tournament by earning an 8-2 win over Keuka College in the NAC Championship, while Babson (17-4) earned one of five at-large berths after suffering a 1-0 loss to No. 12 MIT in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) title game and will host the opening round matchup.
This will be the sixth appearance in the NCAA Tournament for the Eagles, while Babson will be making it's second-consecutive appearance and fourth overall.
The winner will advance to face the 15th-ranked University of Rochester (17-3) in a second round match on Saturday at Middlebury College.