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Defending Champion Panthers Earn Top Seed
MANSFIELD, Mass. - After completing the regular season with a perfect 13-0 mark in Northeast-10 Conference play, Adelphi has garnered the top seed for the 2018 NE10 Women's Lacrosse Championship, it was announced by the league office today. The NE10 Championship is set to begin with quarterfinal contests this coming Wednesday.
Adelphi is currently the top-ranked team in the nation and will host the Semifinals and Championship should they win on Wednesday. Le Moyne (12-1 NE10) will be the second seed in this year's championship. Pace claimed the No. 3 seed after going 10-3 in the NE10, while Merrimack (10-3 in conference play) earned the No. 4 seed.
The highest remaining seed will host both the semifinals and finals on Saturday and Sunday. The semifinal round is scheduled for Saturday, May 5, while the 2018 NE10 title game is slated for Sunday, May 6.
The NE10 Championship game can be seen online at Northeast10.tv
2018 NE10 Women's Lacrosse Championship Seeds
1. Adelphi (13-0)
2. Le Moyne (12-1)
3. Pace (10-3)*
4. Merrimack (10-3)*
5. New Haven (9-4)
6. Bentley (8-5)
7. Saint Anselm (6-7) **
8. Assumption (6-7)**
* Pace earned the #3 seed based on a head-to-head win vs. Merrimack.
** Saint Anselm earned the #7 seed based on a head-to-head win vs. Assumption.
2018 NE10 Women's Lacrosse Championship Schedule
Wednesday, May 2nd
Game 1: #8 Assumption at #1 Adelphi – 4:00 pm
Game 2: #7 Saint Anselm at #2 Le Moyne – 1:00 pm
Game 3: #6 Bentley at #3 Pace – 6:00 pm
Game 4: #5 New Haven at #4 Merrimack – 6:00 pm
Saturday, May 5th
Semifinals (Final four at highest remaining seed)
Game 5: Game 1 winner vs. Game 4 winner
Game 6: Game 2 winner vs. Game 3 winner
Sunday, May 6th
Game 7: Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner
** Game times for the semifinals and championship game will be confirmed following the quarterfinal games on Wednesday, May 2nd.
ABOUT THE NE10
The NE10 is an association of 15 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 student-athletes compete in conference championships, 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.