7 NCAA Tickets Punched by Week 14 Conference Tournament Winners

Seven conference tournament champions were crowned over the weekend, with the top seed claiming the title in four leagues and the #2 seed garnering the other three.

All seven winners have earned a berth to the NCAA Championships. Three additional teams will earn at-large bids as the matchups are announced during the NCAA Selection Show at 8 p.m. ET Monday on NCAA.com.

Champions Crowned

#2 seed Hawaii bested top seed UC Irvine 7-6 for the Big West crown, while second-seeded Cal Lutheran moved past regular season champion Pomona-Pitzer for the SCIAC title.

In the MPSF, #2 seed USC and #1 seed Stanford went to a sudden victory period before the defending national champion Trojans won 9-8.

Other champions were:

Extra Time

Among the other results on the week was a 7-6 double-overtime victory in Big West Tournament play as #5 seed Long Beach State edged #6 seed Cal State Northridge on Friday. The 49ers clinched the win on a goal by Orsi Hertzka with 1:34 left in the second overtime period, giving her a hat trick in the game.

Upsets

In terms of the national rankings, there were two upsets during conference tournament play.

  • #21 Bucknell def. #16 Harvard 11-9 on Sunday for third place in the CWPA Tournament. The Bison netted four goals to two for the Crimson in the final period to break a 7-all tie. Ally Furano put in the last two goals for Bucknell, upping her tally to four in the game. Paige Furano and Nina Benson added hat tricks for the Bison. Grace Thawley and Olivia Price notched three goals apiece in the loss for the Crimson.
  • #2 USC def. #1 Stanford 9-8 in sudden victory on Sunday for the MPSF title. Paige Hauschild registered her fourth goal of the day with 43 seconds left in the third overtime period to clinch the upset win and NCAA berth for the Trojans. The teams were tied at eight after regulation after USC managed two scores in the fourth period to Stanford’s one. Bayley Weber scored the game-tying goal with 3:07 left in the period. Amanda Longan made 13 saves for the Trojans in the win.
Date Result Winner Recap Loser Recap
Date/Time (ET) Visitor Home
Big West Tournament (Long Beach, Calif.)
April 26.
4 p.m. #4 seed UC Santa Barbara def. #5 seed Long Beach State 9-7 UC Santa Barbara Recap Long Beach State Recap
7 p.m. #3 seed UC Davis def. #6 seed Cal State Northridge 15-8 UC Davis Recap Cal State Northridge Recap
April 27.
2 p.m. (Fifth Place) #5 seed Long Beach State def. #6 seed Cal State Northridge 7-6 OT Long Beach State Recap Cal State Northridge Recap
4 p.m. #1 seed UC Irvine def. #4 seed UC Santa Barbara 5-2 UC Irvine Recap UC Santa Barbara Recap
6 p.m. #2 seed Hawaii def. #3 seed UC Davis 14-7 Hawaii Recap UC Davis Recap
April 28.
3 p.m. (Third Place) #4 UC Santa Barbara def. #3 UC Davis 7-5 UC Santa Barbara Recap UC Davis Recap
5 p.m. (1st Place) #2 seed Hawaii def. #1 seed UC Irvine 7-6 Hawaii Recap UC Irvine Recap
Date/Time (ET) Visitor Home
CWPA (Providence, Rhode Island)
April 26.
1 p.m. #2 seed Princeton def. #7 seed Saint Francis (PA) 12-3 Princeton Recap Saint Francis Recap
2:30 p.m. #3 seed Bucknell def. #6 seed George Washington 12-7 Bucknell Recap George Washington Recap
4 p.m. #4 seed Harvard def. #5 seed Brown 11-9 Harvard Recap Brown Recap
April 27.
11:30 a.m. #7 seed Saint Francis (PA) def. #6 seed George Washington 11-7 Saint Francis Recap George Washington Recap
1 p.m. #2 seed Princeton def. #3 seed Bucknell 11-5 Princeton Recap Bucknell Recap
2:30 p.m. #1 seed Michigan def. #4 seed Harvard 14-7 Michigan Recap Harvard Recap
4 p.m. #5 seed Brown def. #7 seed Saint Francis (PA) 13-8 Brown Recap Saint Francis Recap
April 28.
9 a.m. #5 seed Brown def. #6 seed George Washington 7-5 Brown Recap George Washington Recap
10:30 a.m. (3rd Place) #3 seed Bucknell def. #4 seed Harvard 11-9 Bucknell Recap Harvard Recap
Noon (1st Place) #1 seed Michigan def. #2 seed Princeton 10-6 Michigan Recap Princeton Recap
Date/Time (ET) Visitor Home
GCC (Fresno, Calif.)
April 26.
4:30 p.m. #3 seed Loyola Marymount def. #6 seed Cal Baptist 13-8 Loyola Marymount Recap Cal Baptist Recap
6:15 p.m. #2 seed San Diego State def. #7 seed Santa Clara 10-7 San Diego State Recap Santa Clara Recap
8 p.m. #4 seed Fresno State def. #5 seed Azusa Pacific 8-6 Fresno State Recap Azusa Pacific Recap
9:45 p.m. #1 seed Pacific def. #8 seed Concordia (CA) 16-3 Pacific Recap Concordia Recap
April 27.
2 p.m. #6 seed Cal Baptist def. #7 seed Santa Clara 8-5 Cal Baptist Recap Santa Clara Recap
3:45 p.m. #5 seed Azusa Pacific def. #8 Concordia 12-5 Azusa Pacific Recap Concordia Recap
5:30 p.m. #3 seed Loyola Marymount def. #2 seed San Diego State 10-5 Loyola Marymount Recap San Diego State Recap
7:15 p.m. #1 seed Pacific def. #4 seed Fresno State 11-7 Pacific Recap Fresno State Recap
April 28.
12:15 p.m. (7th Place) #7 seed Santa Clara def. #8 Concordia 11-9 Santa Clara Recap Concordia Recap
2 p.m. (5th Place) #5 seed Azusa Pacific def. #6 Cal Baptist 11-7 Azusa Pacific Recap Cal Baptist Recap
3:45 p.m. (3rd Place) #4 seed Fresno State def. #2 seed San Diego State 15-10 Fresno State Recap San Diego State Recap
5:30 p.m. (1st Place) #1 seed Pacific def. #3 seed Loyola Marymount 13-9 Pacific Recap Loyola Marymount Recap
Date/Time (ET) Visitor Home
MAAC (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)
April 27.
Noon #1 seed Wagner def. #4 seed VMI 25-2 Wagner Recap VMI Recap
2 p.m. #2 seed Marist def. #3 seed Iona 14-3 Marist Recap Iona Recap
April 28.
Noon (3rd Place) #3 seed Iona def. #4 seed VMI 10-4 Iona Recap VMI Recap
2 p.m. (1st Place) #1 seed Wagner def. #2 Marist 8-4 Wagner Recap Marist Recap
Date/Time (ET) Visitor Home
MPSF (Palo Alto, Calif.)
April 26.
2 p.m. #2 seed USC def. #7 seed Indiana 19-4 USC Recap Indiana Recap
3:45 p.m. #3 UCLA def. #6 seed Arizona State 10-5 UCLA Recap Arizona State Recap
5:30 p.m. #4 seed California def. #5 seed San Jose State 18-9 Cal Recap San Jose State Recap
April 27.
2 p.m. #6 seed Arizona State def. #7 seed Indiana 16-6 Arizona State Recap Indiana Recap
3:45 p.m. #2 seed USC def. #3 seed UCLA 9-4 USC Recap UCLA Recap
5:30 p.m. #1 seed Stanford def. #4 seed Cal 11-9 Stanford Recap Cal Recap
April 28.
2 p.m. (5th Place) #6 seed Arizona State def. #5 seed San Jose State 18-12 Arizona State Recap San Jose State Recap
4 p.m. (3rd Place) #3 seed UCLA def. #4 seed Cal 7-6 UCLA Recap Cal Recap
6 p.m (1st Place) #2 seed USC def. #1 seed Stanford 9-8 3OT (SD) USC Recap Stanford Recap
Date/Time (ET) Visitor Home
SCIAC 
April 26.
4 p.m. #2 seed Cal Lutheran def. #3 seed Whittier 12-7 Cal Lutheran Recap Whittier Recap
7 p.m. #1 seed Pomona-Pitzer def. #4 seed LaVerne 9-8 Pomona-Pitzer Recap LaVerne Recap
April 28.
5 p.m. #2 seed Cal Lutheran def. #1 seed Pomona-Pitzer 10-9 Cal Lutheran Recap Pomona-Pitzer Recap
Date/Time (ET) Visitor Home
WWPA (Geneva, Ohio)
April 26.
9 a.m. #8 seed Cal State Monterey Bay def. #9 seed Mercyhurst 14-13 Cal State Monterey Bay Recap Mercyhurst Recap
10:30 a.m. #4 seed Gannon def. #5 seed Sonoma State 9-5 Gannon Recap Sonoma State Recap
Noon #3 seed Cal State East Bay def. #6 seed Salem 6-5 Cal State East Bay Recap Salem Recap
1:30 p.m. #2 seed Fresno Pacific def. #7 seed McKendree 14-9 Fresno Pacific Recap McKendree Recap
3 p.m. #1 seed UC San Diego def. #8 seed Cal State Monterey Bay 20-5 UC San Diego Recap Cal State Monterey Bay Recap
April 27.
9 a.m. #9 seed Mercyhurst def. #7 seed McKendree 11-6 Mercyhurst Recap McKendree Recap
10:30 a.m. #2 seed Fresno Pacific def. #3 seed Cal State East Bay 9-6 Fresno Pacific Recap Cal State East Bay Recap
Noon #1 seed UC San Diego def. #4 seed Gannon 20-5 UC San Diego Recap Gannon Recap
1:30 p.m. #8 seed Cal State Monterey Bay def. #5 seed Sonoma State 13-12 Cal State Monterey Bay Recap Sonoma State recap
3 p.m. #6 seed Salem def. #9 seed Mercyhurst 7-6 Salem Recap Mercyhurst recap
April 28.
8 a.m. (7th Place) #9 seed Mercyhurst def. #5 seed Sonoma State 7-6 Mercyhurst Recap Sonoma State Recap
9:30 a.m. (5th Place) #8 seed Cal State Monterey Bay def. #6 seed Salem 14-9 Cal State Monterey Bay Recap Salem Recap
11 a.m. (3rd Place) #3 seed Cal State East Bay def. #4 seed Gannon 12-9 Cal State East Bay Recap Gannon Recap
12:30 p.m. (1st Place) #1 seed UC San Diego def. #2 seed Fresno Pacific 15-4 UC San Diego Recap Fresno Pacific Recap

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