February 22, 2014

Women’s Championship Pairings Set

ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey announced the pairings for the 2014 ECAC Women's Hockey Championship featuring an eight-team tournament field comprising the top eight seeds based upon the final regular season standings.

The eight teams, in order of seed, are Clarkson, Harvard, Cornell, Quinnipiac, St. Lawrence, Princeton, Yale and Dartmouth. The 30th annual championship will commence with quarterfinals competition Friday, February 28 at on-campus facilities. The quarterfinals winners shall advance to the championship semifinals and finals, which shall be conducted the weekend of Saturday, March 8.

The 2014 championship will continue to follow the format adapted for the last four season’s championships for the semifinals and championship games. The format for the semifinals and championship game shall be conducted on the campus of the highest remaining seed.

Listed below is a summary of the upcoming tournament schedule:
QUARTERFINALS (Friday-Sunday, February 28-March 2 - Best-of-three games)

No. 8 DARTMOUTH at No. 1 CLARKSON
Friday: 3:30 p.m.
Saturday: 3:30 p.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m. (if necessary)

No. 7 YALE at No. 2 HARVARD
Friday: 7 p.m.
Saturday: 4 p.m.
Sunday: 4 p.m.

No. 6 PRINCETON at No. 3 CORNELL
Friday: 3:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2 p.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m. (if necessary)

No. 5 ST. LAWRENCE at No. 4 QUINNIPIAC
Friday: 7 p.m.
Saturday: 4 p.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m. (if necessary)

SEMIFINALS
March 8

CHAMPIONSHIP
March 9