Skyhawks Win Regular Season Crown, Earn Top Seed in NE-10 Ice Hockey Championship

Skyhawks Win Regular Season Crown, Earn Top Seed in NE-10 Ice Hockey Championship


February 14, 2016

NE-10 Semifinals Set for Saturday


MANSFIELD, Mass. – After clinching its third straight Northeast-10 Regular Season title, the Stonehill Skyhawks have claimed the top seed in the upcoming NE-10 Ice Hockey Championship, it was announced by the league office on Sunday. 

The Skyhawks won the regular season crown after going 7-1-2 in conference play and 12-9-4 overall. Stonehill will host fourth-seeded Assumption (2-6-1 NE-10) on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m.

Saint Anselm, which went 4-1 in the NE-10 and 11-11-3 overall, collected the No. 2 seed. The Hawks will host third-seeded Southern New Hampshire (4-3-4 NE-10) on Saturday at 4 p.m.

The 2016 Northeast-10 Championship Game will take place on Saturday, Feb. 27 at the highest remaining seed and will be broadcast live on For NE-10 Championship updates, follow @TheNortheast10 on Twitter.

2016 Northeast-10 Ice Hockey Championship
1. Stonehill (7-1-2 NE-10, 9 pts.)
2. Saint Anselm (4-1-0, 8 pts.)
3. Southern New Hampshire (4-3-4, 5 pts.)
4. Assumption (2-6-1, 4 pts.) * 

* Assumption wins tiebreaker over Saint Michael's based on head-to-head win

Saturday, February 20th 
Semifinals - at Higher Seeds
Game 1:  #3 So. New Hampshire at #2 Saint Anselm (4:00 PM)
Game 2:  #4 Assumption at #1 Stonehill (7:30 PM) 

Saturday, February 27th 
Championship ­- at Highest Seed
Game 3:  Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner (Game time TBD) 

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 6,500 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.