The No. 7 and reigning national champion Greyhounds (11-3) earned the No. 2 seed in the Eastern College Athletic Conference tournament. Despite finishing with an identical 6-1 league record as No. 6 Denver (11-3), the Pioneers got the top seed due to a head-to-head tiebreaker stemming from their 13-12 overtime decision against Loyola on April 13.
The Greyhounds will face No. 8 Ohio State (10-3 overall and 5-2 in the ECAC) in one semifinal scheduled for Thursday, May 2 at 8 p.m. at Hobart in Geneva, N.Y. Loyola defeated the Buckeyes, 9-4, on March 30.
The other semifinal will pit Denver against No. 20 Fairfield (8-6, 4-3).
The championship game is scheduled for Saturday, May 4 at 4 p.m. The Greyhounds won last year's tournament crown.
The Dragons (11-3, 5-1 in the CAA) and the Tigers (8-7, 4-2) will meet Wednesday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m. at Penn State in University Park, Pa. Drexel won the regular-season contest between these teams, 14-11, on April 20.
No. 9 Penn State (11-3, 6-0) will face Massachusetts (7-7, 2-4) in the other semifinal.
The tournament final is scheduled for Friday, May 3 at 3 p.m. Towson is seeking its first title since capturing three straight from 2003-05.
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