Field Hockey Enters SAA Championship as No. 3 Seed

Field Hockey Enters SAA Championship as No. 3 Seed

SAA Championship Bracket

ATLANTA - The Southern Athletic Association has announced the seedings for the 2018 SAA Field Hockey Championship. The Tigers will enter as the three-seed, and they will face Transylvania in the opening round Friday afternoon at 4 p.m.

Sewanee finished with a 10-5 record and a 3-2 conference mark. Sewanee has reached the double-digit mark in the win column for the first time since 2015 when they won 11 contests.

Transylvania and Sewanee met twice in the regular season. In the non-conference matchup on Oct. 14, the Tigers used a 13th-minute goal from Milly Etheridge and a defense that allowed five shots and no goals in 70 minutes to win the contest, 1-0.

In the regularly scheduled conference meeting in Lexington, Ky., Elisabeth Domittner scored the game-winning goal in the 55th minute to lift Sewanee to a 1-0 win over Transy.

The three-day, six-team tournament will be hosted by Hendrix College in Conway, Ark. The winner of Friday's contest will face Rhodes, who earned a first round bye, Saturday at 2 p.m. The SAA Field Hockey Championship Game will be played at noon Sunday.

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