INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Committee announced the field of 62 teams for the 2017 NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Championship.

Forty-two conferences were awarded automatic qualification for the championship. One team was selected from Pool B, which consists of independent institutions, as well as members of conferences that do not meet the requirements for automatic qualification. The final 19 berths were reserved for Pool C, which includes institutions from automatic-qualifying conferences that did not win their conference championship and any remaining Pool B teams.

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All tournament games leading up to the national semifinals will be played on the campuses of the competing institutions. Two sites will host three teams for first- and second-round competition Nov. 10 and 11 or 11 and 12.  Fourteen sites will host four teams for first-and second-round competition Nov. 10 and 11 or 11 and 12.  

Second-round winners will advance to one of four sectional sites Nov. 17 and 18 or 18 and 19. Winners of the four sectionals will advance to the national semifinals, which take place Dec. 1 at UNCG Soccer Stadium in Greensboro, North Carolina, with the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Greensboro Sports Commission serving as hosts. The national championship game will be played Dec. 2. The Division III women’s soccer national semifinals and championship games will also be held at UNCG Soccer Stadium Dec. 1 and 2.  

Conferences and Teams Receiving Automatic Qualification (42):

Conference

School

Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference

Medaille

American Southwest Conference

Mary Hardin-Baylor

Capital Athletic Conference

Mary Washington

Centennial Conference

Franklin & Marshall

City University of New York Athletic Conference

Lehman

College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin

North Park

Colonial States Athletic Conference

Cabrini

Commonwealth Coast Conference

Endicott

Empire 8

Stevens

Great Northeast Athletic Conference

St. Joseph's (Maine)

Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Transylvania

Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Loras

Landmark Conference

Drew

Liberty League

Hobart College

Little East Conference

Western Connecticut State

Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference

Lycoming

Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association

DeSales

Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth

Salem State

Middle Atlantic Conference Freedom

Calvin

Midwest Conference

Lake Forest

Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

St. Thomas (Minnesota)

New England Collegiate Conference

Mitchell

New England Small College Athletic Conference

Tufts

New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference

WPI

New Jersey Athletic Conference

Rutgers-Newark

North Atlantic Conference

Castleton

North Coast Athletic Conference

Ohio Wesleyan

North Eastern Athletic Conference

Penn State-Abington

Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference

Dominican (Illinois)

Northwest Conference

Willamette

Ohio Athletic Conference

Otterbein

Old Dominion Athletic Conference

Lynchburg

Presidents’ Athletic Conference

Thomas More

Skyline Conference

Mount Saint Mary (New York)

Southern Athletic Association

Oglethorpe

Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Cal Lutheran

Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference

Trinity (Texas)

St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Westminster (Missouri)

State University of New York Athletic Conference

SUNY Oneonta

University Athletic Association

Chicago

Upper Midwest Athletic Conference

Wisconsin-Superior

USA South Athletic Conference

North Carolina Wesleyan

Pool B Berths (1):

Wisconsin-Platteville

Pool C Berths (19):

Amherst

Bowdoin

Brandeis

Buffalo State

Capital

Connecticut College

Dickinson

Emory

John Carroll

Johns Hopkins

Kenyon

Messiah

Middlebury

Rochester (New York)

Rowan

Springfield

SUNY Cortland

Texas-Tyler

Washington and Lee

Log on to ncaa.com for more information regarding the 2017 championship, including the complete bracket with dates and sites. Tufts is the defending national champion, having defeated Calvin 1-0 in last year’s championship game.