Saint Anselm Earns Top Seed for NE-10 Field Hockey Championship

Saint Anselm Earns Top Seed for NE-10 Field Hockey Championship



October 30, 2016


MANSFIELD, Mass. - Saint Anselm has earned the top seed in the upcoming Northeast-10 ConferenceField Hockey Championship, which begins with first-round games on Tuesday, November 1. 

For the full list of seeds and schedule, please see below

Semifinal games are slated for Friday, Nov. 4. while the championship will take place next Sunday, Nov. 6

The 2016 Northeast-10 Championship Game and will be broadcast live on at 1 p.m. Follow @TheNortheast10 on Twitter to keep up with all the NE-10 Championship action.

2016 NE-10 Field Hockey Championship Seeds
1. Saint Anselm (10-2)
2. LIU Post (9-3) ^
3. Stonehill (9-3) ^
4. Adelphi (9-3) ^
5. Merrimack (8-4)
6. Assumption (7-5)         

^ In the three-way tie between LIU Post, Adelphi and Stonehill, all three schools had a 1-1 record within the mini-conference.  In moving to comparison of each team’s record versus the team occupying the highest position of the standings, LIU Post earned the #2 seed based on a win vs. Saint Anselm (both Stonehill and Adelphi lost to Saint Anselm).  Stonehill earned the #3 seed based on a head-to-head win over Adelphi.

2016 NE-10 Field Hockey Championship Schedule

Tuesday, November 1st     
First Round ­

Game 1:  #6 Assumption at #3 Stonehill (7:00 PM)
Game 2:  #5 Merrimack at #4 Adelphi (4:00 PM) 

Friday, November 4th     
Semifinals ­

Game 3:  Game 2 winner at #1 Saint Anselm (4:00 PM)
Game 4:  Game 1 winner at #2 LIU Post (TBD)

Sunday, November 6th     
Championship Final (to be held at highest remaining seed) ­

Game 5:  Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner

*Please note that the championship game time shall be 1:00 PM

The Northeast-10 Conference is an association of 15 NCAA Division II colleges and universities located in New England and New York that is committed to supporting balanced academic and athletic opportunities for more than 6,000 student-athletes. 

Each year, 4,500 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, making the NE-10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the Northeast-10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.