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Drexel's Amanda Fleischut

Pairings Set For CAA Field Hockey Championship

Courtesy: CAA
          Release: 10/28/2012
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RICHMOND, Va. (October 28, 2012) - The pairings are set for the 2012 CAA Field Hockey Championship, which will be held November 1, 2 and 4 at Buckley Field on the campus of Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pa.

The six-team event will open with quarterfinal action on Thursday as #4 William & Mary (10-8 overall, 3-4 in CAA) faces #5 Delaware (7-11 overall, 3-4 in CAA) at 4 p.m., followed by #3 James Madison (10-7 overall, 4-3 in CAA) against #6 Hofstra (7-11 overall, 1-6 in CAA) at 6:30 p.m.

In Friday's semifinals, top-seeded Drexel (13-6 overall, 5-2 in CAA) meets the William & Mary/Delaware winner at 4 p.m. and second-seeded Northeastern (13-5 overall, 5-2 in CAA) takes on the James Madison/Hofstra winner at 6:30 p.m.

The CAA championship match will be played at 1 p.m. on Sunday, with the winner earning the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Field Hockey Championship.

Tickets are $5 for adults. Free admission will be offered to youth under 12 and students of participating CAA schools with a valid college ID.

2012 CAA FIELD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP

Buckley Field - Drexel University - Philadelphia, Pa.

Thursday, November 1 - Quarterfinals

#4 William & Mary vs. #5 Delaware - 4 p.m.

#3 James Madison vs. #6 Hofstra - 6:30 p.m.

Friday, November 2 - Semifinals

#1 Drexel vs. W&M/Delaware winner - 4 p.m.

#2 Northeastern vs. JMU/Hofstra winner - 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, November 4 - Championship

CAA Championship Game - 1:00 p.m.

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