FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Golden Knights Won the NE10 Regular Season Title After Recording 31 Points.
MANSFIELD, Mass. - Following a tightly-contested regular season that saw several playoff fates determined on the final day, Saint Rose has earned the Northeast-10 Conference Regular Season Championship and the top seed in the upcoming NE10 Women's Soccer Championship - which begins on Sunday with quarterfinal action. The Golden Knights finished the season with 31 points in league games, posting a dominant 10-2-1 record.
For seedings and matchups in the NE10 Women's Soccer Championship, please see below.
Stonehill (28 points) and Adelphi (26 points) round-out the top three seeds, while Bentley won a head-to-head tiebreaker over Southern New Hampshire for the fourth seed - clinching a home game in the quarterfinals in the process. American International, Southern Connecticut and Pace took the six, seven and eight seeds, respectively. Just five points separated the 1-3 seeds and only three points separated the 4-8 seeds, resulting in a pair of tiebreaker scenarios.
Saint Rose is looking to add to its seven NE10 titles in program history, as it hosts Pace on Sunday to begin its postseason run. The Golden Knights last won an NE10 Championship in 2014, completing a stretch of seven titles in eight seasons - one of the most dominant stretches in league history.
Sunday's quarterfinals will cut the field to four teams, with the semifinals on Thursday (Nov. 14) and championship game next Sunday (Nov. 17).
2019 NE10 Women's Soccer Championship
Sunday, November 10th
Quarterfinals – at Higher Seeds
Match 1: #8 Pace at #1 Saint Rose (1:00 PM)
Match 2: #7 Southern Connecticut at #2 Stonehill (1:00 PM)
Match 3: #6 American International at #3 Adelphi (1:00 PM)
Match 4: #5 Southern New Hampshire at #4 Bentley (1:00 PM)
Thursday, November 14th
Semifinals - at Higher Seeds
Match 5: Match 1 winner vs. Match 4 winner – Time TBD at Higher Seed
Match 6: Match 2 winner vs. Match 3 – Time TBD at Higher Seed
Sunday, November 17th
Championship – at Highest Seed
Match 7: Match 5 Winner vs. Match 6 Winner
ABOUT THE NE10
The NE10 is an association of 14 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.