BANGOR, Maine - Husson University has earned the three seed in the 2018 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Men's Lacrosse Championship Tournament, which begins with quarterfinal round games on Saturday, April 28 at 1:00 PM.
For the Interactive Tournament Bracket - click HERE.
The Pilgrims (13-4 overall) claimed the top seed in the conference tournament after posting a perfect 7-0 record in NAC play. Top-seeded NEC and second-seeded Castleton (9-7 overall, 6-1 NAC) will receive byes in the tournament's quarterfinal round.
Husson (5-7 overall, 5-2 NAC) claimed the No. 3 seed, while Maine Maritime (4-7, 4-3), Lyndon (6-8, 3-4), and Thomas (2-8, 2-5) earned the No. 4, No. 5, and No. 6 seeds respectively to complete the six-team tournament field.
Quarterfinal games are scheduled for Saturday, April 28, as the third-seeded Eagles will host the sixth-seeded Terriers, while the fifth-seeded Hornets will travel to the fourth-seeded Mariners. Both quarterfinal game times will be announced tomorrow.
Winners of the two quarterfinal games will advance to the semifinal round on Wednesday, May 2. The top-seeded Pilgrims will host the winner of the Maine Maritime vs. Lyndon quarterfinal, while the second-seeded Spartans will host the winner of the Husson vs. Thomas quarterfinal. Both game times are to be determined.
Tournament action culminates with the NAC championship game on Saturday, May 5, at the highest remaining seed at a time to be determined.
The NAC tournament champion will earn an automatic bid into the upcoming 2018 NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Championship.
The complete tournament schedule appears below. Please note that game dates and times are subject to change.
2018 NAC MEN'S LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
All dates and start times are subject to change
Quarterfinals • Saturday, April 28
No. 5 Lyndon (6-8 overall, 3-4 NAC) at No. 4 Maine Maritime (4-7, 4-3) - TBA
No. 6 Thomas (2-8, 2-5) at No. 3 Husson (5-7, 5-2) - 1:00 PM
Semifinals • Wednesday, May 2
4/5 winner at No. 1 New England College (13-4, 7-0) - TBD
3/6 winner at No. 2 Castleton (9-7, 6-1) - TBD
Championship • Saturday, May 5 (at highest remaining seed)
Semifinal Winners - TBD