Rams Receive 6th Straight Bid to ECAC Metro Championship

Rams Receive 6th Straight Bid to ECAC Metro Championship

Rams Receive 6th Straight Bid to ECAC Metro Championship

TIME CHANGE!! - Rams host #6 Brooklyn College on Wednesday night at 7:00pm -

Farmingdale, N.Y. - For the sixth straight season, the Farmingdale State women's basketball team has received a bid to compete for the Division III ECAC Metro Championship. The Rams were chosen as the third seed this season, after finishing with a 17-9 record and making their sixth straight trip to the Skyline Conference Finals.

After finishing the regular-season with a 20-5 record, College of Staten Island was selected as the number one seed for the Championship. The tournament is an eight-team field with quarterfinal, semifinal and championship rounds.

In the first round contests on Wednesday, March 4, College of Staten Island (20-5) will host SUNY Purchase (15-11) at 7 p.m., while the second seed Lehman College (18-10) will face No. 7 SUNY Old Westbury (18-9) at 5 p.m. at Lehman College. No. 3 Farmingdale State (17-9) hosts Brooklyn College (19-7) at 7 p.m., and College of Mount Saint Vincent (16-11) will travel to College of Saint Elizabeth (19-8) at 7 p.m. in the No. 4/No. 5 match-up at College of Saint Elizabeth.

The first-round winners will advance to the semifinals on Saturday, March 7, hosted by the highest remaining seeds. The winner of College of Staten Island/SUNY Purchase will face the winner of College of Mount Saint Vincent/College of Saint Elizabeth at Time TBA in one semifinal, and the winner of Lehman/SUNY Old Westbury will play the winner of Farmingdale State/Brooklyn College at Time TBA in the other semifinal. The semifinal winners will meet Sunday, March 8 at Time TBA for the championship.

2009 ECAC Division III Metro Women's Basketball Championship

First Round - Wednesday, March 4
No. 8 SUNY Purchase (15-11) at No. 1 College of Staten Island (20-5), 7 p.m.
No. 7 SUNY Old Westbury (18-9) at No. 2 Lehman (18-10), 5 p.m.
No. 6 Brooklyn (19-7) at No. 3 Farmingdale State (17-8), 7 p.m.
No. 4 College of Mount Saint Vincent (16-11) at No. 5 College of Saint Elizabeth (19-8), 7 p.m.

Semifinals - Saturday, March 7 at highest remaining seeds
No. 1/No. 8 winner vs. No. 4/No. 5 winner, Time TBA
No. 2/No. 7 winner vs. No. 3/No. 6 winner, Time TBA

Championship - Sunday, March 8 at highest remaining seed
Two Semifinal Winners, Time TBA