The 2020 BIG EAST Field Hockey Championship gets underway at 1:00 p.m. today (Thursday, April 22) at the Proving Grounds in Conshohocken. The first game has fourth seed Temple University facing the number one seed University of Connecticut. The second semifinal will be at 4:00 p.m. with third seed Old Dominion against number two Liberty University. The winners will face off in the championship on Saturday, April 24th at noon.
The championship is hosted by Villanova University, which plays its home games at the Proving Grounds. The tournament’s champion will receive the league’s automatic berth into the NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship. The University of Connecticut has won the last eight consecutive championship titles dating back until 2012.
The field hockey championship is a non-ticketed event and a limited number of fans will be allowed. Fans in attendance must be masked and follow social distancing guidelines according to COVID-19 protocols.