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NCAA playoff brackets: Seven Philly teams make the fields in Divisions I, II, III

Monday, 10th May 2010

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 5/10/10

The Penn women and Delaware men and five other Philly college teams learned which teams they will play Sunday night when the brackets for the NCAA Division I tournament were released.

Penn, the Ivy League champion, is seeded No. 8 in Division I and will face Boston University on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Immaculata University.

The Delaware men, the champions of the Colonial Athletic Association in Division I, will travel to No. 4 seed North Carolina on Sunday at 5 p.m. at Chapel Hill.

In Division II, the West Chester women – champions of the PSAC East – made the field of six and will host Limestone on Saturday at 1 p.m.

In Division III, the Colonial State Athletic Conference champion Cabrini women will play Wednesday at the College of New Jersey in the first round. The time of that game has yet to be released.

In the men’s Division III pairings, Middle Atlantic Conference champion Widener and CSAC champion Cabrini will open on Wednesday while Centennial Conference champion Haverford College received a first-round bye.

Widener plays at Springfield (MA) and Cabrini hosts Denison. Game times will be announced. Haverford College will play the winner of the Dickinson-Ohio Wesleyan game on Saturday at a site to be announced.

In Division I, both Villanova and Drexel – teams ranked high all year – were not awarded at-large berths.

Men’s Pairings, Division I
#1 Virginia vs. Mount St. Mary’s
#8 Stony Brook vs. Denver

#5 Duke vs. Johns Hopkins
#4 North Carolina vs. Delaware

#3 Maryland vs. Hofstra
#6 Princeton vs. Notre Dame

#7 Cornell vs. Loyola
#2 Syracuse vs. Army

Division I women
No. 1 Maryland vs. Marist
No. 8 Penn vs. Boston University

No. 5 James Madison vs. Stanford
No. 4 Georgetown vs. Syracuse

No. 3 North Carolina vs. Navy
No. 6 Virginia vs. Towson

No. 7 Duke vs. Vanderbilt
No. 2 Northwestern vs. Notre Dame

Division II Women
Limestone at West Chester
Stonehill at Adelphi

Limestone/West Chester winner vs. Lock Haven
Stonehill/Adelphi winner vs. C.W. Post

Division III Women
First Round Games

Wooster at Kenyon
Norwich at Cortland
Southern Maine at Colby
Roman at Brockport
Elizabethtown at Washington & Lee
Drew at Mary Washington
Christopher Newport at Catholic
Cabrini at the College of New Jersey
Endicott at Williams
Montclair State at Stevens
Bridgewater St. at Trinity

Top seeds (Byes):
Franklin & Marshall

Division III Men
First-Round Games
Castleton State at Keene State
Goucher at Middlebury
Endicott at Montclair State
Widener at Springfield
Ohio Wesleyan at Dickinson
Wittenburg at Eoanoke
Denison at Cabrini

Top Seeds (Byes):
Connecticut College
Haverford College


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