UMF Women’s Hoops Claim No. 5 Seed in NAC Tourney

UMF Women’s Hoops Claim No. 5 Seed in NAC Tourney

FARMINGTON, Maine – University of Maine at Farmington women's basketball (11-14, 9-9) earned the No. 5 seed in the 2016 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Women's Basketball Championship Tournament, which begins with quarterfinal matchups on Tuesday, February 23.

A tiebreaker was used to break a three-team tie with the Beavers earnings the No. 5 seed. UMF will travel to No. 4 seed New England College (18-7, 12-6) in the quarterfinal round.

Quarterfinal winners will advance to the semifinal round, which will be played on Friday, February 26, at top-seeded Husson. Husson will play the winner of UMF vs. NEC at 3:00 p.m. and No. 2 Castleton will take on the winner of the Maine Maritime vs. Colby-Sawyer quarterfinal contest at 1:00 p.m.

Semifinal winners will square off for the conference championship on Saturday, February 27, at 2:00 p.m. at Husson.

The NAC Women's Basketball Champion will receive an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship.

Click HERE for the Interactive Tournament Bracket.
Click HERE for the Printable Tournament Bracket.

2016 NAC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
All start dates/times are subject to change

Quarterfinals • Tuesday, February 23 (at higher seeds)
No. 5 UMaine-Farmington (11-14, 9-9) at No. 4 New England College (18-7, 12-6) - TBA
No. 6 Colby-Sawyer (12-13, 9-9) at No. 3 Maine Maritime (17-8, 13-5) – TBA

Semifinals • Friday, February 26 (at Husson)
3/6 winner vs. No. 2 Castleton (20-5, 15-3) - 1:00 p.m.
4/5 winner at No. 1 Husson (19-6, 17-1) - 3:00 p.m. 

Championship • Saturday, February 27 (at Husson)
Semifinal Winners - 2:00 p.m.