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