INDIANAPOLIS – The third-ranked Salisbury University field hockey team qualified for their 26th consecutive and 35th overall NCAA Division III National Tournament and will host the second and third rounds of the tournament next weekend, starting on Saturday, Nov. 16 at Sea Gull Stadium.
Salisbury notched an overall record of 18-1 and earned their 22nd Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Championship after beating the Christopher Newport, 2-1 in the title game on Saturday. As a result, Salisbury picked up the CAC's automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament.
Salisbury received a first-round bye into the tournament and will play the winner of Wednesday's first-round matchup between Marywood and FDU-Florham. Rowan picked up the other bye in Salisbury's region and will play the winner of the Centre and Lynchburg opening round contest.
Game times and ticket information will be announced at a later time.
The winners of the four sites will advance to the semifinals and final, Saturday and Sunday, November 23 and 24, at Spooky Nook Sports Complex in Manheim, Pennsylvania. Semifinals will be played at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Eastern time, Saturday, November 23, with the championship game being played at 1 p.m. Eastern time, Sunday, November 24.
To view the full NCAA release, click here.