Hartford, CT — The 2015 Men’s National Team Championships began this morning.
A Division (Potter Cup): Potter Cup matches will be played later this afternoon.
B Division (Hoehn Cup): There were three Hoehn Cup matches at 11:30 this morning. Meeting for the third time ever, Princeton faced Bates. In a rematch of last season’s Hoehn Cup quarterfinals, Princeton defeated Bates 7-2. Earlier in the season, Navy lost to Dartmouth 4-5. The Midshipmen were not able to avenge the regular season meeting, falling 2-7. George Washington, a team making their first appearance in the B Division, met Cornell, a squad that had appeared in the Potter Cup for the past six seasons. Cornell defeated the Colonials, 6-3. Williams and Drexel will play at 2:30 PM.
C Division (Summers Cup): The two 11 AM matches were amongst four NESCAC rivals. Amherst faced Middlebury for the 2nd time this season. Middlebury defeated the Jeffs, 8-1. Wesleyan and Colby have traded ranking positions and 5-4 matches multiple times throughout the season. In their last meeting, the Cardinals defeated Colby, 5-4, in the NESCAC Championships. In the Summers Cup, Wesleyan defeated Colby, 5-4. Hobart’s appearance in the Summers Cup marks the Statesmen’s highest division at Team Championship since their Hoehn Cup appearance at the end of 2005. Hobart lost its match to Western Ontario, 1-8. Brown defeated Bowdoin, 9-0.
D Division (Conroy Cup): The first Conroy Cup matches will be played later this afternoon.
E Division: (Chaffee Cup): In the sole 1 PM match for the Chaffee Cup, Georgetown defeated Lehigh, 8-1. The other Chaffee Cup matches will be played later this afternoon.
F Division (Serues Cup): The first Serues Cup matches will be played at 3 PM.
G Division (Hawthorn Cup): The first Hawthorn Cup matches will be played at 6:30 PM
H Division: The first H Division matches will be played at 8 PM.