February 21, 2011

Field Set for 2011 Skyline Women's Basketball Playoffs

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

Quarterfinals – Tuesday, Feb. 22  (Skyline Record/Overall Record)                                            

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

Championship Game – Saturday, Feb. 26

Semifinal winners (at campus site of highest remaining seed) - TBA

 
Note: If a men’s and women’s quarterfinal or semifinal contest is scheduled at the same campus site, the men will play at 6:00pm and the women’s contest will begin at 8:00pm.  In the event of a championship doubleheader, the starts times are 4:00pm (men’s) and 7:00pm (women’s). 
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