Embrace The Championship: For Second Straight Season Panthers Earn Top Seed in NE10 Women's Soccer Championship Field

Embrace The Championship: For Second Straight Season Panthers Earn Top Seed in NE10 Women's Soccer Championship Field



MANSFIELD, Mass. - By virtue of their Northeast-10 Conference regular season title the Adelphi Panthers will serve as the top seed in the 2017 Women's Soccer Championship, which is set to begin with Quarterfinal Round action on Tuesday, October 31. Adelphi finished the NE10 portion of their schedule with a mark of 13-1, registering 39 points to earn their second-straight regular season title.

For the full championship schedule, please see below.

Semifinal matches will take place on Friday, November 3 and will be hosted by the two highest remaining seeds. The finals of the 2017 NE10 Women's Soccer Championship, which will be hosted by the highest remaining seed, is set for Sunday, Nov. 5.

For NE10 Championship updates, follow @TheNortheast10 on Twitter. The title game will be broadcast live on Northeast10.tv next Sunday at 1 p.m.

2017 NE10 Women's Soccer Championship Seeds

1. Adelphi (13-1, 39 pts)
2. Southern New Hampshire (9-1-4, 31 pts) *
3. Saint Rose (10-3-1, 31 pts) *
4. Franklin Pierce (9-3-2, 29 pts)
5. Pace (8-5-1, 25 pts)
6. Assumption (7-6-1, 22 pts)
7. Bentley (6-7-1) 19 pts) 
8. Merrimack (6-8), 18 pts) ** 

* Southern New Hampshire earned the #2 seed based on their regular season win over Franklin Pierce. SNHU and Saint Rose tied during the regular season.  In moving to comparison of each team's record versus the team occupying the highest position of the standings, both teams lost to Adelphi. SNHU beat Franklin Pierce, while Saint Rose lost to Franklin Pierce.

** Le Moyne also finished with 18 points – Merrimack earned the #8 seed based on a head-to-head win vs. Le Moyne.

2017 NE10 Women's Soccer Championship Schedule

Tuesday, October 31


Match 1: #8 Merrimack at #1 Adelphi | 4:00 PM
Match 2: #7 Bentley at #2 Southern New Hampshire | 4:00 PM
Match 3: #6 Assumption at #3 Saint Rose | 7:00 PM
Match 4: #5 Pace at #4 Franklin Pierce | 4:00 PM

Friday, November 3 

Semifinals - at Higher Seeds

Match 5: Match 1 winner vs. Match 4 winner – Time TBD  
Match 6: Match 2 winner vs. Match 3 – Time TBD 

Sunday, November 5

Championship – at Highest Seed
Match 7: Match 5 Winner vs. Match 6 Winner 

*Please note that the championship game time shall be 1:00 PM.

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 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.