Women's Soccer Championship Information Page
2012 NEC Women's Soccer Championship
Hosted by Saint Francis (PA)
Click here for Saint Francis (PA) Championship Webpage
All games to be broadcast live on NEC Front Row
You can also watch on your mobile devices, including the iPhone, iPad and Android phones,
by typing NECFrontRow.com into your browser and clicking on the game link.
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The top four finishers, based on winning percentage during the Conference’s regular season will compete in a two-day, single-elimination tournament. The high seed will host the entire event. If the high seed is unable to host, then the option goes to the #2 seed.
Click here for NEC Women's Soccer Tiebreaker Procedure
NEC Schools That Sponsor Women's Soccer
Bryant, Central Connecticut State, Fairleigh Dickinson, Long Island, Monmouth, Mount St. Mary’s, Quinnipiac, Robert Morris, Sacred Heart, Saint Francis (PA) and Wagner.
Saint Francis (PA)
The winner of the NEC Tournament will advance to the NCAA Tournament which begins with first round play on November 9 & 11.
Tickets will be available the day of the event at the host site. Ticket prices are $6 for adults, $3 from senior citizens and children between the ages of 11-18. Children under the age of 11 and NEC students with an institutional I.D. will be admitted free.
Directions To Saint Francis (PA) University
If you use Google Maps or Mapquest, type in:
Saint Francis University,
Loretto, PA 15940
If you are programming your GPS, set it to:
117 Evergreen Drive
Loretto, PA 15940
From Northwestern Pennsylvania:
Take I-79 to Rt. 422 east to Ebensburg. In town, turn left at the traffic light onto High Street. Continue straight at next light. Turn left on to Manor Road. Saint Francis University is six miles on the right.
From Cleveland (Ohio area):
Take Ohio Turnpike east to I-80 east. Take I-680 south to Route 422 east (approximately 120 miles) to Ebensburg. In town, turn left at the traffic light onto High Street. Continue straight at next light. Turn left on to Manor Road. Follow this road for six miles to the Saint Francis University entrance on right.
From southwestern Pennsylvania and southeast Ohio:
Take Route 22 east from Pittsburgh to second Ebensburg exit (Ebensburg/Loretto exit). Bear right at end of exit ramp. Proceed straight (crossing over Route 22). Turn right at the first light on to Manor Road. Follow this road for six miles to the Saint Francis University entrance on right.
From Northeastern Pennsylvania/Central New Jersey:
Take I-80 south to I-80 west to exit 161 (Bellefonte). Take US99/Rt. 220 south approximately 50 miles to Altoona and Rt. 22 west. Take Rt. 22 west to Lilly/Portage exit. Turn right onto Rt. 53 north. Continue on Rt. 53 north approximately two miles to traffic light (Sheetz on left). Turn left at light and continue beneath railroad overpass. 200 yards beyond overpass, bear right at Saint Francis University sign onto St. Joseph Street. Take this road four miles to Loretto. At Village Cross monument on traffic circle, bear left. Saint Francis University entrance is 200 yards on left.
From Southeastern Pennsylvania and Baltimore, Maryland/Washington, D.C.:
Take PA Turnpike (I-76) west to Bedford exit 146 (220 North/I-99 North). Turn left after toll booth. At top of hill, turn left onto US99/Rt. 220 north to Altoona. Travel approximately 30 miles to Rt. 22 west. Continue from Altoona -- previous paragraph.
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NEC Women's Soccer History
NEC Women's Soccer Championships (1997-11)
NEC Women's Soccer Recordbook
A Brief History Of NEC Women's Soccer
NCAA Women's Soccer Participation