Rams Picked as Four Seed for ECAC Metro Championship

Rams Picked as Four Seed for ECAC Metro Championship

Rams Chosen as Four Seed in ECAC Metro Women's Basketball Championship 

CAPE COD, Mass. - Farmingdale State (19-6) was chosen as the number four seed in the 2008 ECAC Metro Women's Basketball Championship. After finishing the regular-season with a 17-10 record, Montclair State University was selected as the number one seed. The tournament is an eight-team field with quarterfinal, semifinal and championship rounds.

In the first round contests on Wednesday, March 5, Montclair State University (17-10) will host No. 8 College of Mount Saint Vincent (21-6) at 7:30 p.m. while the second seed Rutgers-Newark (19-7) will face No. 7 College of Staten Island (20-7) at 7:00 p.m. at Rutgers-Newark.  No. 3 Stevens Institute of Technology (21-6) plays Lehman College (17-11) at 6:00 p.m. at Stevens and Farmingdale State College (19-6) will take on FDU-Florham (17-10) at 7 p.m. in the No. 4/No. 5 match-up at Farmingdale.

The first-round winners will advance to the semifinals on Saturday, March 8 hosted by the higher seeds.  The winner of Montclair State University/College of Mount Saint Vincent will face the winner of Farmingdale State College/FDU-Florham in the one semifinal, and the winner of Rutgers-Newark/College of Staten Island will play the winner of Stevens Institute of Technology/Lehman College in the other semifinal.  The semifinal winners will meet Sunday, March 9 for the championship.

2008 ECAC Division III Metro Women's Basketball Championship

First Round - Wednesday, March 5
No. 8 Mount Saint Vincent (21-6) at No. 1 Montclair State (17-10), 7:30 p.m.
No. 7 Staten Island (20-7) at No. 2 Rutgers-Newark (19-7), 7:00 p.m.
No. 6 Lehman College (17-11) at No. 3 Stevens (21-6), 6:00 p.m.
No. 5 FDU-Florham (17-10) at No. 4 Farmingdale State (19-6), 7:00 p.m.

Semifinals - Saturday, March 8
No. 1/No. 8 winner vs. No. 4/No. 5, TBA
No. 2/No. 7 winner vs. No. 3/No. 6, TBA

Championship - Sunday, March 9
Two Semifinal Winners, TBA