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Three-Way Tie for Regular-Season Champion.
MANSFIELD, Mass. – Adelphi earned the top seed in the upcoming Northeast-10 Conference Women's Tennis Championship after winning a share of the league's regular season crown, as the conference office announced its championship seedings on Saturday afternoon.
For seedings and matchups for the 2019 NE10 Women's Tennis Championship, please see below.
Joining Adelphi with a share of the regular-season title was Southern New Hampshire and Stonehill, with the Panthers getting the top seed based on match score wins. All three teams were 9-1 in league action and 1-1 against each other, setting up strong matchups for the upcoming week.
The Panthers and Penmen each earned a first-round bye and will host semifinal matches on Friday against the winners of Wednesday's opening round. Adelphi has won three of the past four NE10 titles, while Southern New Hampshire won three-straight championships from 2010-12.
Stonehill, the third-seeded team, will host New Haven and Le Moyne, the four-seed, welcomes Franklin Pierce on Wednesday. The winner of the Stonehill-New Haven match will play Southern New Hampshire on Friday, while the Le Moyne-Franklin Pierce victor will head to Long Island to play Adelphi.
The NE10 championship match will be hosted by the highest remaining seed on Sunday, October 27 at 1 p.m. Stay tuned for weather-related updates @TheNortheast10 on Twitter.
2019 NE10 Women's Tennis Championship Schedule
Wednesday, October 23rd
Match #1: #6 New Haven at #3 Stonehill (1:00 PM)
Match #2: #5 Franklin Pierce at #4 Le Moyne (1:00 PM – at Syracuse University)
Friday, October 25th
Match #3: Match #1 winner at #2 SNHU (1:00 PM)
Match #4: Match #2 winner at #1 Adelphi (1:00 PM)
Sunday, October 27th
Championship (to be held at highest remaining seed)
Game 5: Game 3 winner vs Game 4 winner (1:00 PM)
ABOUT THE NE10
The NE10 is an association of 14 diverse institutions serving student-athletes across 24 NCAA Division II sports. Together we build brilliant futures by embracing the journey of every student-athlete.
Each year, 4,500 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, making the NE10 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 NE10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.