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NCAA Division III women's hockey tournament

2020 bracket

First round
March 11
Quarterfinals
March 14
Semifinals
March 20
Championship
March 21
Amherst
Norwich
Amherst, Mass.
Wis.-River Falls
Gustavus Adolphus
River Falls, Wis.
Plattsburgh
Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Elmira
Adrian
Elmira, N.Y.
Middlebury
Endicott
Middlebury, Vt.
Wis.-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, Wis.
Site TBA
Site TBA
Site TBA
Third-place game
Site TBA

Printable PDF: NCAA.com bracket

2020 tournament

Location, dates:

Selection show: March 9, 10 a.m. EDT, NCAA.com

First round: Campus sites, March 11

Quarterfinals: Campus sites, March 14.

Semifinals, finals: Campus site, March 20 and 21.

Qualifying teams: 10

Format: Teams from the same conference will not be paired to play each other in the first contest. Two first-round games are played to complete the quarterfinal field. Four quarterfinal games are played to determine the semifinal field. Semifinal winners meet in championship game. All rounds are single elimination.

Automatic qualifiers:

Pool A: Postseason tournament champions from CHC, MIAC, NEHC, NESCAC, NEWHL, NCHA and UCHC

Pool C: Three institutions from automatic-qualifying conferences that are not their conference champions, and the remaining teams not in automatic-qualifying conferences

NCAA Division III women's ice hockey committee

Crystal Lanning, Wisconsin-River Falls athletic director (chair)

Jackie MacMillan, St. Scholastica coach

Bill Mandigo, Middlebury coach

Deborah Steward, Hobart and William Smith athletic director

David Wahlberg, UMass Boston assistant athletic director

NCAA champions

YearChampionRunner-up
2019PlattsburghHamline
2018NorwichElmira
2017PlattsburghAdrian
2016PlattsburghWisconsin-River Falls
2015PlattsburghElmira
2014PlattsburghNorwich
2013ElmiraMiddlebury
2012Rochester Institute of TechnologyNorwich
2011NorwichRochester Institute of Technology
2010AmherstNorwich
2009AmherstElmira
2008PlattsburghManhattanville
2007PlattsburghMiddlebury
2006MiddleburyPlattsburgh
2005MiddleburyElmira
2004MiddleburyWisconsin-Stevens Point
2003ElmiraManhattanville
2002ElmiraManhattanville