Date Posted:03/07/2004, 9:00PM
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College women's ice hockey team will travel to play at Plattsburgh State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament next Saturday. The Polar Bears earned an automatic bid to the tourney by winning the NESCAC Championship over Middlebury on Sunday, 4-1. Plattsburgh lost in the ECAC West title game to Elmira on Sunday, 3-2. Gametime is slated for 3:30 p.m.
Manhattanville earned the top seed for the tournament and will have a first-round bye. However, due to NCAA-mandated rink regulations, Manhattanville cannot host the final four. The site of the Final Four will be announced after the completion of the first-round games.