Tourney

2017 Postseason Information


photoNorwich captured the 2017 NEHC Women's Postseason Tournament title

NEHC Women's Postseason Tournament


This serves as the conference championship tournament for all NCAA Division III members of the NEHC. The top eight eligible teams advance to the postseason. The tournament occurs over two weekends with quarterfinals and a final-four format with semifinals and finals occurring at the same site. The winner of the tournament claims the NEHC's automatic-qualification bid to the DIII NCAA National Championship.

NEHC Championship:

Quarterfinals: Saturday, Feb. 25
Semifinals: Friday, March 3
Finals: Saturday, March 4

The NEHC postseason begins with quarterfinal action on Saturday, February 25. The semifinal round and championship game will be held on campus of the highest advancing seed on Friday, March 3 and Saturday March 4 in a final four style format.

Full NEHC pairings listed below:

#1 Norwich (15-2-0) vs. #8 Plymouth State (4-12-1) – 3:00pm
#2 Manhattanville (12-4-1) vs. #7 Southern Maine 4-12-1) – 3:00pm
#3 UMass Boston (12-5-0) vs. #6 Salve Regina (5-11-1) – 3:00pm
#4 Castleton (7-8-2) vs. #5 University of New England (7-9-1) – 3:00pm


2017 NEHC TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
Sat
02/25/17
Plymouth State
0
at Norwich
5 NEHC Quarterfinal
Sat
02/25/17
Southern Maine
2
at Manhattanville
6 NEHC Quarterfinal
Sat
02/25/17
Salve Regina
1
at UMass Boston
3 NEHC Quarterfinal
Sat
02/25/17
University of New England
3
at Castleton
2 NEHC Quarterfinal
Fri
03/03/17
University of New England
2
at Norwich
4 NEHC Semifinals at Norwich
Fri
03/03/17
UMass Boston
2
vs. Manhattanville
4 NEHC Semifinals at Norwich
Sat
03/04/17
Manhattanville
0
vs. Norwich
5 NEHC Championship at Norwich

 New England Hockey Conference All-Time Tournament Champions 
2002: Manhattanville
2003: Manhattanville
2004: Manhattanville
2005: Manhattanville
2006: Manhattanville
2007: Manhattanville
2008: Manhattanville
2009: Norwich
2010: Norwich
2011: Manhattanville
2012: Norwich
2013: Norwich
2014: Norwich
2015: Norwich
2016: UMass Boston
2017: Norwich
League name changed to New England Hockey Conference to begin 2015-2016 season



NEHC Women's Open Tournament


photoSt. Anselm defeated Holy Cross in overtime, 3-2, to win the 2017 NEHC Open Championship.

This serves as the season-ending tournament for NEHC member institutions, College of the Holy Cross, Franklin Pierce University, Saint Anselm College and Saint Michael's College. Sacred Heart University also competes in the tournament. The five programs square-off in a weekend of games featuring two semifinals, a third-place game and championship at a predetermined site.

NEHC Open Tournament:

Click here for Announcement of Seeds and Schedule

Full NEHC Open pairings listed below:

Play-In Game
#3 Franklin Pierce (17-16-1) vs. #5 Saint Michael's (4-20-0) – Wed. 2/22 - 8:00pm
*Played at campus of higher seed

Semifinals
#1 Saint Anselm (20-2-3) vs. lowest advancing seed – Sat. 2/25 – 1:00pm
#2 Holy Cross (21-4-0) vs. highest advancing seed– Sat. 2/25 – 4:00pm

*semifinal game times subject to change

Championship
Sunday, 2/26 – 4:00pm

Consolation Game to be played at 1:00pm

**Semifinals & Finals will be played at Sacred Heart University



2017 NEHC WOMEN'S OPEN TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
Wed
02/22/17
Saint Michael's
1
at Franklin Pierce
3 NEHC Open First Round
Sat
02/25/17
Franklin Pierce
0
vs Holy Cross
3 NEHC Open Semifinal at Sacred Heart
Sat
02/25/17
Sacred Heart
1
vs Saint Anselm
5 NEHC Open Semifinal at Sacred Heart
Sun
02/26/17
Sacred Hear
4
vs Franklin Pierce
4 OT NEHC Open Consolation at Sacred Heart
Sun
02/26/17
Holy Cross
2
vs St. Anselm
3 OT NEHC Open Championship at Sacred Heart

 New England Hockey Conference All-Time Women's Open Champions  
2002: Sacred Heart
2003: Holy Cross
2004: Not Held
2005: Saint Anselm
2006: Sacred Heart
2007: Saint Anselm
2008: Saint Anselm
2009: Holy Cross
2010: Holy Cross
2011: Holy Cross
2012: Saint Anselm
2013: Saint Anselm
2014: Saint Anselm
2015: Holy Cross
2016: Holy Cross
2017: Saint Anselm
League name changed to New England Hockey Conference to begin 2015-2016 season