No. 3 field hockey to face East Stroudsburg in NCAA Semifinals

No. 3 field hockey to face East Stroudsburg in NCAA Semifinals

MANCHESTER, N.H. – The nationally-ranked Saint Anselm College field hockey team will face-off against East Stroudsburg University in the NCAA Division II Field Hockey Championship semifinals on Friday, Nov. 22 at 5 p.m.

The contest, to be played on the campus of Millersville University in Millersville, Pa., will feature the Hawks, who earned a bye directly to the semifinals, and the Warriors from East Stroudsburg who toppled Assumption, 1-0, in a First Round fixture played Saturday afternoon.

Tickets will be available at the Biemesderfer Stadium gates. Adult admission is $10 and students/senior citizens will be charged $5. Children are admitted for $2 and groups of 10 or more can expect to be charged $3 per person. The NCAA Championship game is slated for Sunday, Nov. 24 at 1 p.m.

More information about the contest, including a detailed game preview, will be published in the coming days.

Saint Anselm, ranked No. 3 in NCAA Division II by the National Field Hockey Coaches' Association, has posted a 19-2 record to date and won its first-ever Northeast-10 Conference Championship title on Sunday, downing Southern New Hampshire by a 2-0 score. Each of the team's 19 victories have come via shutout.

East Stroudsburg, the second-ranked team in the country, won the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference title on Sunday after defeating Kutztown by a 1-0 score. The Warriors won the 2015 NCAA Division II Championship and have qualified for each of the past five NCAA postseasons.