No. 19 Cardinals to Host Bridgewater Wednesday in NCAA First Round

No. 19 Cardinals to Host Bridgewater Wednesday in NCAA First Round

WASHINGTON – Fresh off the heels of winning the Landmark Championship, the NCAA has announced that The Catholic University of America field hockey team will host Bridgewater in the first round on the national tournament.

The Cardinals were one of 19 teams to earn an automatic berth into the 2015 NCAA Tournament thanks to a 2-1 road victory at Elizabethtown in the Landmark Conference Championship. Five other programs were selected as at-large bids.

Bridgewater (12-8, 5-2) won the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) for the first time in program history, earning a tournament spot with a victory over Washington & Lee, 1-0.

The victor of the CUA-Bridgewater matchup will advance to the Sweet 16 and face No. 6 William Smith on November 14. Click here for the full interactive bracket.

Check back on CUAcardinals.com for game time and more information as it becomes available.