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Northeastern's Greta Samuelsdottir

Pairings Set For CAA Women's Soccer Championship

Courtesy: CAA
          Release: 10/25/2012
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RICHMOND, Va. (October 25, 2012) - The field is set for the 2012 CAA Women's Soccer Championship after an extremely competitive regular-season race. 

The six-team event will open with quarterfinal action on Sunday, October 28 before moving to Martin Family Stadium at Albert/Daly Field in Williamsburg, Va. for the semifinals and finals on November 2 and 4.

In Sunday's quarterfinals, #3 UNCW (12-6-1 overall, 7-3 in CAA) will host #6 Delaware (9-8 overall, 6-4 in CAA) at 2 p.m. and #4 Northeastern (9-9 overall, 7-3 in CAA) will entertain #5 Hofstra (10-8 overall, 6-4 in CAA) at 6 p.m.

The tournament continues on Friday with semifinal action in Williamsburg. At 5 p.m., #2 Drexel (13-3-2 overall, 7-2-1 in CAA) faces the UNCW/Delaware winner, followed by #1 William & Mary (14-5 overall, 8-2 in CAA) against the Northeastern/Hofstra winner at 7:30 p.m.

The CAA championship match will be played at 2 p.m. on Sunday, with the winner earning the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Women's Soccer Championship.

Six different schools have won the CAA women's soccer championship over the past six seasons.

2012 CAA WOMEN'S SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP

Sunday, October 28 - Quarterfinals (campus site of higher seed)

#6 Delaware at #3 UNCW - 2 p.m.

#5 Hofstra at #4 Northeastern - 6 p.m.

Friday, November 2 - Semifinals (Martin Family Stadium at Albert/Daly Field - Williamsburg, Va.)

#2 Drexel vs. UNCW/Delaware winner - 5:00 p.m.

#1 William & Mary vs. Northeastern/Hofstra winner - 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, November 4 - Championship (Martin Family Stadium at Albert/Daly Field - Williamsburg, Va.)

CAA Championship Match - 2:00 p.m.

For more information, visit CAA Women's Soccer Championship Central.

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