Amherst, Nichols, and Babson have all qualified for the NCAA Division 3 tournament. Amherst (21-4-1) received the #2 seed in the East and will play #7 Babson (13-13-1) in the first round. The two teams met once already this season. Back on January 10th, Amherst defeated Babson 6-3 on Babson's home ice. Nichols (25-3-0) reached the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history and become only the second athletic team from Nichols to qualify for an NCAA National tournament. Nichols received the #6 seed and will face #3 Hobart (19-6-2).