Rams Seeded Third for Skyline Playoffs
- Farmingdale State will host sixth-seeded Purchase on Tuesday night -
After posting a perfect 18-0 mark in conference play, Mount Saint Mary is the top seed for the 2011 Skyline Conference Women’s Basketball Championship. The six-team Championship will be held February 22-26 on campus sites.
The 24th-ranked Knights boast an overall mark of 23-2 and have won 17 consecutive games. Mount Saint Mary will play at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 24th after earning a first round bye. NYU-Poly also earned a first round bye, as it secured the No. 2 overall seed in this week’s Championship. The Lady Jays finished tied for second place in the standings with Farmingdale State but earned the No. 2 seed as a result of their season sweep in head-to-head action with the Rams.
Championship action commences on Tuesday, February 22nd as No. 3 Farmingdale State hosts sixth-seeded Purchase, while No. 5 Sage visits fourth-seeded Old Westbury. Purchase shared sixth place with Mount Saint Vincent in the conference standings, but claimed the final spot in the Championship by virtue of the league’s tie-breaking procedures.
Semifinal matchups will be held on Thursday, February 24th, while the championship game will take place on Saturday, February 26th.
For complete coverage of the 2011 Championship, log on to www.skylineconference.org
Skyline Conference Women’s Basketball Championship
– Tuesday, Feb. 22 (Skyline Record/Overall
Game 1 - #6 Purchase (7-11/8-17) at #3 Farmingdale State (14-4/18-7) - 8:00pm
Game 2 - #5 Sage (9-9/10-13) at #4 Old Westbury (13-5/18-6) - 7:00pm
Semifinals – Thursday, Feb. 24
#5 Sage / #4 Old Westbury winner at #1 Mount Saint Mary (18-0/23-2) - 8:00pm
#6 Purchase / #3 Farmingdale State winner at #2 NYU-Poly (14-4/19-6) - 7:00pm
Semifinal winners (at campus site of highest remaining seed) - TBA