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2008 NCAC Field Hockey Tournament


Edited: Nov. 8, 2008

Semifinals: Wednesday, Nov. 5 - 2:00 p.m.
Championship: Saturday, Nov. 8
#1 Wooster 3, #4 Wittenberg 2 (boxscore)
Wooster 3, Kenyon 0 (boxscore)
#3 Kenyon 2, #2 Ohio Wesleyan 1 (boxscore)

Wooster claimed its first North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament title after a 3-0 victory over Kenyon in the championship final. The victory assures the Ladies of their first trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament since 2001. Wooster scored all three of its goals in the second half, starting with Amanda Artman's goal at the 30:30 mark. Artman scored the second goal of the game, on her way to tournament Most Valuable Player honors. Anna Hurley, Madalyn Myers and Brittany Montgomery joined her on the all-tournament team. Wooster had advanced to the championship after edging fourth-seeded Wittenberg, 3-2, in the semifinals.

The Ladies, who entered the tourney seeded third, had advanced to the championship courtesy of a 2-1 upset over second-seeded Ohio Wesleyan in their semifinal matchup. Kenyon was represented on the all-tournament team by Sophia Daly, Sasha Grumman and Perrin Legg.

Ohio Wesleyan and Wittenberg each had two athletes named to the all-tourney squad. The Battling Bishops were represented by Christa Cocumelli and Melissa Martin, while the Tigers were represented by Meredith Price and Beth Vonderbrink.