Husson Universtiy has claimed the no. 4 seed for the 2017 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Women's Soccer Championship, which begins with quarterfinal matchups on campus sites Saturday, October 28.
The Chargers (12-2-1 overall) secured the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament after compiling a flawless 9-0 record in NAC play and will earn a bye in Saturday's quarterfinal round. Second-seeded Castleton (9-7-1 overall, 8-1 NAC) will also earn a bye in the quarterfinals.
New England College (7-8-2, 6-2-1) claimed the No. 3 seed, while Husson (7-6-1, 6-2-1), Maine Maritime (7-10, 5-4), and UMaine-Farmington (7-10, 4-5) earned the No. 4, No. 5, and No. 6 seeds respectively to complete the six-team tournament field.
Two quarterfinal contests will be played on Saturday, as No. 3 NEC will host No. 6 UMF and No. 5 Maine Maritime will travel to No. 4 Husson. Both game times are to be determined.
Quarterfinal winners will advance to the semifinal round which will be played on Tuesday, October 31. Top-seeded Colby-Sawyer will host the winner of the Husson/Maine Maritime quarterfinal, while No. 2 Castleton will host the winner of the NEC/UMF quarterfinal contest. Semifinal game times are to be determined.
Semifinal winners will square off for the conference championship on Saturday, November 4, at a time to be determined at the site of the higher seed.
The NAC Champion will receive an automatic berth to the 2017 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship.
2017 NAC WOMEN'S SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
All start times and dates are subject to change
Quarterfinals • Saturday, October 28
No. 6 UMaine-Farmington (7-10, 4-5) at No. 3 New England College (7-8-2, 6-2-1) - TBA
No. 5 Maine Maritime (7-10, 5-4) at No. 4 Husson (7-6-1, 6-2-1) - TBA
Semifinals • Tuesday, October 31
4/5 winner at No. 1 Colby-Sawyer (12-2-1, 9-0) - TBA
3/6 winner at No. 2 Castleton (9-7-1, 8-1) - TBA
Championship • Saturday, November 4
Semifinal Winners (at higher seed) - TBA