MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletics department has announced tournament details surrounding their hosting of the 2018 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) women's lacrosse championship tournament set to take place Saturday, May 5th and Sunday, May 6th on Drake Field in Morrisville.
The semifinal round will take place Saturday, and will feature no.1 seed Morrisville State versus no. 4 seed Bryn Athyn College at 11:30 a.m. Bryn Athyn advanced to the semis after a 17-10 first round victory over no. 5 seed Wells College Tuesday afternoon.
At 2 p.m., no. 2 seed Medaille College will have a rematch with no. 3 seeded Keuka College. The Wolves earned an appearance in the semi's following a 23-8 defeat of no. 6 Penn St. Abington this afternoon.
The winners of the semifinal matchups will earn a slot in the championship game, scheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m., with the tournament champion receiving the conference's automatic bid to the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Tournament.
Saturday is also the college's Commencement ceremony.
Attendees should be aware of the following details surrounding their attendance at the tournament for the semifinal round:
- Parking will not be available on campus. All attendees should plan on parking at the Edward R. Andrews Elementary School on Eaton Street, adjacent to the stadium facility. Signs will be posted accordingly directing traffic to the available lot.
- Tickets for each contest will be available at the main entrance to the stadium facility one hour prior to the start of the game, and are $4 per adult, $2 per student, and children 12 and under are admitted free.
- The presentation of the regular season trophy, All-Conference and individual awards will take place in between the semifinal games.
- Those unable to attend the semifinal contests can follow the action through live stats and video, with links available on the college's athletic web site at www.morrisvillestateathletics.com.
For additional information surrounding the tournament, contact the Athletic Department at 315-684-6072.
Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2018 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2018 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.