Champion Hawks Headed to NCAA Tournament
The Hawks are now headed to the NCAA women’s basketball tournament for the second year in a row, and the third time in five years.
Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and all Hartford fans are invited to join the team tonight (Monday) to watch the NCAA Selection Show on ESPN, and find out whom and where the Hawks will play in the upcoming tournament.
A FREE Selection Show party will begin at 6 p.m. in the Intramural Gym at the Sports Center. Beginning at 7 p.m., watch the Selection Show on a large screen in the Intramural Gym, together with the Hawks players and coaches.
The Hawks are now 26-3 for the season, the best record in school history, and they are expected to earn their highest seed ever in the NCAA tournament. Join them as they find out their ranking for the Big Dance!
The Hawks won the 2006 Friendship Cottage Cheese America East Women’s Basketball Championship with three decisive wins over the weekend. Hartford beat Maine 58-35 in the quarterfinal round on Friday; topped Binghamton 57-46 in semifinal action on Saturday; and then defeated Boston University by 19 points in Sunday’s final.
For coverage of Sunday’s championship game, visit www.hartfordhawks.com or www.americaeast.com.