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NCAA Playoff Time!

Written by Bloomsburg Sports Info on 7:05 AM

It's NCAA playoff time here at Bloomsburg!

Wow...what a time to be a fan of the Huskies. We've got three teams in the NCAA playoffs!

The field hockey team will be hosting the NCAA championships this weekend. On Friday at 3 p.m. Bloomsburg will host Shippensburg in one semifinal game, while at 5:30 p.m. Bentley will play UMass-Lowell. On Sunday at 1 p.m. the national championship game will be played at Bloomsburg. There will be a webcast of the games as well if you don't live in the area. A link will be posted on the BU web page when it becomes available to us. If you've never been to a field hockey game now is the best time to come out and be Husky Proud! BU will be aiming for its 15th national championship. it's also your last chance to see one of the best field hockey players ever...in Jamie Vanartsdalen. Read the tournament preview at this link.

The women's soccer team also earned a spot in the NCAA playoffs and will play Slippery Rock in an opening round game on Friday at 2 p.m. at Mercyhurst. We will post a link to live stats from the game on our web site later in the week. The Huskies are making their first trip to the NCAA playoffs since 2002. If the Huskies win on Friday they will play on Sunday against Merychurst.

The football team earned a spot in the NCAA D-II playoffs and received a first round bye. The Huskies, the top team from Super Regional One, will play the winner of the West Chester-Southern Connecticut game on Nov. 22nd at noon at Redman Stadium.

The All-PSAC East team for women's soccer were announced yesterday. You can read all about the Huskies who were selected for the team at the BU Web site. One special note...congrats to head coach Sandy Dickson who was named the PSAC East Coach of the Year. It is the second time in her career that she has earned the honor.

This weekend the last of the winter sports teams will start their seasons. At the Nelson Field House on Saturday and Sunday the women's basketball team will hos the Patriot Inn Tip-Off Classic. The Huskies face Chestnut Hill on Saturday at 6 p.m. and CW Post on Sunday at 4 p.m. Come out and see the Huskies and new coach Bill Cleary. The men's basketball team will tip-off in Vermont at the St. Michael's College Tournament. The Huskies face Middlebury on Saturday and St. Michael's on Sunday.

Remember...let's see lots of support for the field hockey team this coming weekend. Let's see the place packed. Be HUSKY PROUD AND SUPPORT YOUR TEAMS!

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