SEEDING AND MATCHUPS FOR NCEA CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCED


SEEDING AND MATCHUPS FOR NCEA CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCED
Wednesday, March 30, 2016

WACO, Texas – Seeding and match-ups for the 2016 National Collegiate Equestrian Association National Championship, as determined by the NCEA Selection Committee, has been announced on Wednesday.

The nation’s top-12 teams will vie for the 2016 NCEA Championship, set to take place April 14-16 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas.

Beginning with the 2014 championship, the top-12 overall teams (Western and Hunt Seat combined) are invited to compete. The NCEA Selection Committee determines and invites these teams based on a number of factors throughout the season. The top-four seeds in the NCEA Championship each receive first-round byes in the 12-team format.

South Carolina is the defending NCEA Champion.

 NCEA Championship Seeding

  1. Auburn
  2. Georgia
  3. Baylor
  4. Oklahoma State
  5. Texas A&M
  6. TCU
  7. South Carolina
  8. Kansas State
  9. Delaware State
  10. SMU
  11. New Mexico State
  12. Fresno State

 

Thursday, April 14 – Round 1 (8:30 a.m. CT)

(5) Texas A&M vs. (12) Fresno State

(6) TCU vs. (11) New Mexico State

(7) South Carolina vs. (10) SMU

(8) Kansas State vs. (9) Delaware State

 

Friday, April 15 – Quarterfinals (8:30 a.m. CT)

(1) Auburn vs. 8/9 Winner

(2) Georgia vs. 7/10 Winner

(3) Baylor vs. 6/11 Winner

(4) Oklahoma State vs. 5/12 Winner

 

Saturday, April 16 – Semifinals (8:30 a.m. CT)

 

Saturday, April 16 – Championship Final (2 p.m. CT)

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