NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship

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NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship
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Founded 1981
Number of teams 24
Current champions Bowdoin Polar Bears (4)
Most successful club(s) The College of New Jersey (10)
Television broadcasters ESPNU
Website NCAA.com
2013 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship

The NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship is an American intercollegiate field hockey tournament conducted by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and determines the Division III women's national champion. The tournament has been annually since 1981. The most successful team are The College of New Jersey who have ten titles. The current champions are the Bowdoin Polar Bears who won their fourth championship in 2013.[1]

Currently, 24 teams compete in each national championship tournament. The first three rounds are played at campus sites on the fields of higher-seeded teams. The semifinal and championship rounds are held at a pre-determined site.

Champions[edit]

Year Champion Score Runner-up
1981 Trenton State 2-0 Franklin & Marshall
1982 Ithaca 2-1 (2 OT; penalty strokes) Trenton State
1983 Trenton State 2-1 Ithaca
1984 Bloomsburg 3-2 Messiah
1985 Trenton State 2-1 Millersville
1986 Salisbury State 3-2 Bloomsburg
1987 Bloomsburg 1-0 William Smith
1988 Trenton State 3-2 (2 OT; penalty strokes) Bloomsburg
1989 Lock Haven 2-1 Trenton State
1990 Trenton State 2-1 Bloomsburg
1991 Trenton State 1-0 Bloomsburg
1992 William Smith 1-0 Trenton State
1993 Cortland State 1-0 Mary Washington
1994 Cortland State 2-1 Trenton State
1995 Trenton State 2-1 Messiah
1996 College of New Jersey 2-1 Hartwick
1997 William Smith 3-0 Cortland State
1998 Middlebury 3-2 (OT) William Smith
1999 College of New Jersey 4-1 Amherst
2000 William Smith 1-0 Springfield
2001 Cortland State 1-0 Messiah
2002 Rowan 1-0 Messiah
2003 Salisbury 4-1 Middlebury
2004 Salisbury 6-3 Middlebury
2005 Salisbury 1-0 Messiah
2006 Ursinus 3-2 Messiah
2007 Bowdoin 4-3 Middlebury
2008 Bowdoin 3-2 (2 OT) Tufts
2009 Salisbury 1-0 Messiah
2010 Bowdoin 2-1 (OT) Messiah
2011 College of New Jersey 3-1 Middlebury
2012 Tufts 2-1 Montclair State
2013 Bowdoin 1-0 Salisbury

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