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2018 NCAA Division III women’s hockey tournament

2018 tournament

Location, dates:

Selection show: March 5, 10 a.m. EDT, NCAA.com

Opening round: Campus site, March 9

First round: Campus sites, March 9 or 10.

Semifinals, finals: Campus site, March 16 and 17.

Qualifying teams: 9

Format: One opening-round game is played to complete the quarterfinal field. Four quarterfinal games are played to determine the semifinal field. Semifinal winners meet in championship game.

Bracket: PDF

Automatic qualifiers:

Pool A: Postseason tournament champions from CHC, MIAC, NEHC, NESCAC, NEWHL and NCHA

Pool B: One institution from group of schools in conferences that do not qualify for Pool A consideration (UCHC, WIAC)

Pool C: Two institutions from automatic-qualifying conferences that are not their conference champions, and the remaining teams in Pool B

2018 bracket

Opening round
March 9
First round
March 10
Semifinals
March 16
Championship
March 17
Gustavus Adolphus
2
Wisconsin-Eau Claire
3
7 p.m. CT, St. Peter, Minn. (3OT)
Norwich
8
Morrisville
2
3 p.m. ET, Northfield, Vt.
Hamline
3
Wisconsin-Eau Claire
2
7 p.m. CT, St. Peter, Minn.
Elmira
2
Adrian
0
3 p.m. ET, Elmira, N.Y.
Plattsburgh
3
Middlebury
1
3 p.m. ET, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Norwich
5
Hamline
1
7 p.m. ET, Northfield, Vt.
Elmira
3
Plattsburgh
2
3:30 p.m. ET, Northfield, Vt. (2OT)
Norwich
2
Elmira
1
7 p.m. ET, Northfield, Vt.
Third-place game
Hamline
5
Plattsburgh
4
3:30 p.m. ET, Northfield, Vt. (OT)

NCAA Division III women’s ice hockey committee

Katie Boldvich, Colonial Hockey and NEHC commissioner (chair)

Dave Clausen, Utica coach

Crystal Lanning, Wisconsin-River Falls interim athletic director

Bill Mandigo, Middlebury coach

Michelle Morgan, St. Thomas associate athletic director