Women's soccer selected for ECAC Championships

ECAC Women's Soccer Bracket

DANBURY, Conn. - The Hood College women's soccer team was selected to play in the 2019 ECAC Division III Women's Soccer Championships with a first-round match on November 16. 

The Blazers are seeded third in pod 3 and will play second-seeded Muhlenberg in a match at DeSales University at 2 p.m. The Bulldogs, the pod's top seed, will host No. 4 seed Alfred University. 

Hood tied a school record with 11 wins so far this season and qualified for the Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth playoffs for the first time. The ECAC bid is also a first for the Blazers. 

In pod 1, the top overall seed McDaniel College will host No. 4 Penn State Behrend. McDaniel will also host the matchup between No. 2 seed Pfeiffer University and No. 3 Shenandoah University.

In pod 2, No. 1 Springfield College will play host to No. 4 Cabrini University. No. 2 Rutgers University - Newark will play No. 3 Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham also at Springfield.

In pod 4, No. 1 seed Albright College will take on No. 4 Penn State Harrisburg while No. 2 Wilkes University will play No. 3 William Paterson University, also hosted by Albright.

The winners of each pod will go on to compete in the semifinal rounds on Saturday, November 23.

Be sure to catch all the action streaming on FloSports http://bit.ly/2WVGWGj

Pod 1 First Round - Saturday, Nov. 16 & Sunday, Nov. 17 at McDaniel College
Game 1: (Sat.): No. 1 McDaniel vs. No. 4 PSU Behrend at 11:00 a.m.
Game 2: (Sat.): No. 2 Pfeiffer University vs. No. 3 Shenandoah University at 2:00 p.m.

Game 3 (Sun.): Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 at 12:00 p.m.

Pod 2 First Round - Saturday, Nov. 16 & Sunday, Nov. 17 at Springfield College
Game 1: (Sat.): No. 1 Springfield College vs. No. 4 Cabrini University at 11:00 a.m.
Game 2: (Sat.): No. 2 Rutgers Newark vs. No. 3 FDU - Florham at 2:00 p.m.

Game 3 (Sun.): Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 at 12:00 p.m.

Pod 3 First Round - Saturday, Nov 16 & Sunday, Nov. 17 at DeSales University
Game 1: (Sat.): No. 1 DeSales University vs. No. 4 Alfred University at 11:00 a.m.
Game 2: (Sat.): No. 2 Muhlenberg College vs. No. 3 Hood College at 2:00 p.m.

Game 3 (Sun.): Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 at 12:00 p.m.

Pod 4 First Round - Saturday, Nov 16 & Sunday, Nov. 17 at Albright College
Game 1: (Sat.): No. 1 Albright College vs. No. 4 PSU Harrisburg at 5:30 p.m.
Game 2: (Sat.): No. 2 Wilkes University vs. No. 3 William Paterson at 7:30 p.m.

Game 3 (Sun.): Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 at 12:00 p.m.

Semifinals - Saturday, Nov. 23 at TBD
Semifinal #1: Pod 1 Winner vs. Pod 4 Winner - 11:00 a.m.
Semifinal #2: Pod 2 Winner vs Pod 3 Winner - 2:00 p.m.

Championship - Sunday, Nov. 24 at TBD
Winner Semifinal #1 vs. Winner Semifinal #2 - 12:00 p.m.

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ABOUT THE ECAC
The ECAC (Eastern College Athletic Conference) is an eighty-two-year-old organization with well over 200 member schools across all three NCAA Divisions - I, II and III. The ECAC exists to enhance the experience of student-athletes participating in intercollegiate athletics and provides great value for universities and colleges by sponsoring championships, leagues, bowl games, tournaments and other competitions throughout the Northeast. The ECAC's esports platform is growing and now totals more than sixty colleges and universities and is expanding the geographic footprint for the conference nationally. The ECAC is also sponsoring competitions and leagues involving other varsity and club sports that do not fall under the umbrella of the NCAA.

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