Early Regionals Picture

Regionals is coming. Teams everywhere are preparing for war. They have already earned their place among the contenders, this past weekend and the weekend prior. Forsaking those who will decline bids and consequently the others who will accept them, here’s who earned bids to Regionals:

Atlantic Coast

Open: North Carolina, UNC-Wilmington, Appalachian State, Clemson, South Carolina, NC State, Maryland, Georgetown, George Washington, John Hopkins, Delaware, Virginia, James Madison, Virginia Tech, William & Mary, George Mason

Women’s: UNC-Wilmington, North Carolina, South Carolina, Clemson, Appalachian State, Maryland, Towson, American, Delaware, Georgetown, George Washington, Virginia, Virginia Tech, James Madison, VCU

Great Lakes

Open: Notre Dame, Indiana, Purdue, Kentucky, Illinois, Illinois State, Eastern Illinois, Illinois-Chicago, Chicago, Northwestern, Southern Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State, Eastern Michigan, North Park, Winner of EGL-Dev

Women’s: Notre Dame, Michigan, Michigan State, Purdue, Indiana, Michigan-B, Northwestern, Illinois State, Illinois, Chicago, Loyola-Chicago, Northwestern-B

Metro East

Open: NYU, Princeton, Columbia, Rutgers, SUNY-Stonybrook, Hofstra, Cornell, SUNY-Buffalo, Queens-Kingston, Syracuse, RIT, Cornell-B, Rutgers-B, Connecticut, Yale, Central Connecticut State

Women’s: NYU, Yale, Columbia, Hofstra, Princeton, Central Connecticut St., Rutgers, Ottawa, Rochester, Cornell, SUNY-Buffalo, Syracuse, Cornell-B, TCNJ, Hamilton

New England

Open: Tufts, Harvard, Boston College, Boston University, Northeastern, Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Vermont, New Hampshire, Salem St., Brown, UMass, Williams, Rhode Island, Dartmouth, Tufts-B, Harvard-B

Women’s: Tufts, Northeastern, MIT, Boston College, Harvard, Boston University, Dartmouth, Vermont, Middlebury, New Hampshire, Brown, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine

North Central

Open: Wisconsin, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Stevens Point, UW-Eau Claire, Marquette, Luther, Northern Iowa, Iowa St., Nebraska, Iowa, Nebrasksa-Omaha, Wisconsin-B

Northwoods Conference has been postponed once more

Women’s: Wisconsin, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Stevens Point, Marquette, Iowa St., Iowa, Carleton, Minnesota, Northern Iowa, Nebraska, Luther

Northwest

Open: Whitman, Montana, Washington State, Boise State, Montana State, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, Victoria, Western Washington, Oregon-B, Washington-B

Women’s: Montana, Oregon, British Columbia, Washington, Victoria, Western Washington, Whitman, Pacific Lutheran

Ohio Valley

Open: Ohio, Cincinnati, Ohio State, Case Western, Dayton, Wright State, Kent St., Pittsburgh, Penn State, Carnegie-Melon, Shippensburg, Penn, St. Joseph’s, Millersville, West Chester, Kenyon

Women’s: Ohio State, Case Western, Ohio, Toledo, Miami (OH), Penn, Carnegie-Melon, Pittsburgh, Penn State, Edinboro, West Virginia, West Chester, Shippensburg

South Central

Open: North Texas, Baylor, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Wash U, Kansas St., St. Louis, Central Arkansas, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas St., Texas-B, Colorado, Colorado College, Colorado State

Women’s: Missouri St., Kansas, Wash U, St. Louis, Texas A&M, Texas, TCU, Rice, North Texas, Colorado, Colorado State, Colorado College

Southeast

Open: Alabama, LSU, Tulane, Auburn, Southern Miss, Mississippi St., Central Florida, Florida State, Florida, South Florida, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Tennessee, Kennesaw St., Georgia Southern, Florida-B

Heard Tennessee might be dropping. If this is the case, next in line would be Vanderbilt from Gulf Coast.

Women’s: Vanderbilt, Central Florida, Florida State, Florida, South Florida, Florida State-B, Georgia, Emory, Georgia Tech, Georgia State

Hearing of a couple of teams dropping. South Florida and Georgia Tech may both not be going, and that could also happen to Florida State-B. I expect Tulane and Auburn will join the field (assuming Tennessee declines a bid).

Southwest

Open: Arizona State, Arizona, Stanford, Las Posits, UC-Davis, California, UC-Santa Cruz, Chico State, San Diego State, UC-San Diego, UCLA, UC-Santa Barbara, Azusa Pacific, Pomona, UC-Irvine, Long Beach

Women’s: Arizona State, Stanford, Sonoma State, California, Humboldt, UC-Davis, UC-Santa Barbara, UC-San Diego, UCLA, San Diego State, Claremont, Southern California

This coming weekend will have the Atlantic Coast, Great Lakes, Metro East, Southeast, North Central Women’s, South Central, and Ohio Valley Regionals. Northeast, Southwest, Northeast, and North Central Open are all May 4th & 5th.

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