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Women's Basketball to Play for America East Title on Saturday
The University of Hartford women's basketball team is headed to its eighth America East Championship title game, following a 64-33 semifinal victory over the Vermont Catamounts on Sunday at SEFCU Arena at the University at Albany.
Hartford, the No. 2 seed in the America East tournament, will face the top-seeded Albany Great Danes in the title game on Saturday, March 16, at 7 p.m. in Albany. The winner of Saturday's championship game will receive an automatic spot in the upcoming NCAA tournament.
Tickets to Saturday's title game will be available beginning at 2 p.m. today (Monday, March 11) through the Malcom and Brenda Berman Athletics Ticket Office in the Reich Family Pavilion (Sports Center). Ticket prices range from $25 to $30. To purchase tickets, stop by the ticket office or call 860.768. HAWK (4295).
Information about fan buses and student tickets will be announced in UNotes on Tuesday.
See video and read coverage of the Hawk's semifinal win over Vermont.
Hartford Men End Strong Season with Quarterfinal Loss
The Hartford men, meanwhile, ended their season Saturday with a loss to UMBC in the quarterfinals of the America East tournament. Hartford fell victim to a hot second-half shooting effort by the UMBC Retrievers as the No. 6 Retrievers came from behind to score a 69-62 win over the third-seeded Hawks.
With 17 victories this season, the Hawks (17-13) finished just one win shy of matching the program record.