Oct 29, 2017adminCOLLEGE SCHEDULESComments Off on PhilaCOLL SCHEDULE: Oct. 30 – Nov. 5; Eight Phila-Area Colleges Advance to Conference Tournaments
Eight Phila-area colleges advance to their conference tournaments this week. In Division I, #17 Saint Joseph’s earned the top seed in the Atlantic 10 tournament for the second consecutive year. The Hawks enter the tournament with a 7-game winning streak. Their only A10 loss was to Richmond (1-0) who they will face in the first round.
In Division II, West Chester earned the #4 seed in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) tournament. The Golden Rams will take on Bloomsburg, who they shut out in two 2017 contests.
In Division III, six Phila-area colleges advance. #3 Ursinus and #5 Haverford qualified in the Centennial Conference. Ursinus has won the CC title twelve times in the last 13 years; Haverford lost in double-overtime in last years’ first round. In the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC), #1 Gwynedd Mercy , #2 Cabrini and #4 Immaculata advance. Cabrini captured the CSAC crown in 2016 and 2015; Gwynedd Mercy won it all in 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011; Immaculata last made a tournament appearance in 2014. In the MAC Commonwealth Conference, #3 Widener advances; the Pride last earned a place in the tournament in 2009.
Division I: Atlantic 10 Playoffs at University of Massachusetts #1 Saint Joseph’s vs. #4 Richmond (#2 UMass vs. #3 VCU) Semifinals: Nov. 3 Finals: Nov. 4 Click here for A10 website/bracket.
Division II: PSAC Playoffs Quarterfinals: Oct. 31 at WCU #4 West Chester vs. #5 Bloomsburg (#3 ESU vs. #6 Slippery Rock) (#1 Shippensburg & #2 Millersville earn byes) Semifinals: Nov. 3 at Shippensburg Finals: Nov. 5 at Shippensburg Click here for PSAC website/bracket.
Division III: Centennial Conference Playoffs First Round: Oct. 31 at Chestertown, MD #4 Washington College vs. #5 Haverford Semifinals: Nov. 3 at Baltimore, MD Winner of First Round vs. #1 Johns Hopkins #2 Franklin & Marshall vs. #3 Ursinus Finals: Nov. 5 at Baltimore, MD Click here for the CC website/bracket.
Colonial State Athletic Conference Playoffs Semifinals: Nov. 3 at higher seed #3 Marywood at #2 Cabrini #4 Immaculata at #1 Gwynedd Mercy Championship: Saturday, November 4 at highest remaining seed Semifinal winners: Time TBA Click here for CSAC website/bracket.