The eight teams in women's college hockey that have a chance for the national championship are now known.
Minnesota, Cornell, Clarkson, Wisconsin, Boston University, Harvard, Boston College and Mercyhurst were selected Sunday for the 2014 NCAA Women's Hockey Tournament. Three - Minnesota (WCHA), Cornell (ECAC) and Boston University (Hockey East) - earned berths by winning conference tournaments. Everyone else is an at-large bid.
The top four teams are seeded and will host single-elimination quarterfinal games on campus March 15 with the winners advancing to the Frozen Four March 21 & 23 in Hamden, Connecticut (hosted by Quinnipiac).
2014 NCAA Women's College Hockey Tournament
Quarterfinals (Cornell/Mercyhurst winner will face the Clarkson/BC winner in the semis, etc.)
#1 Minnesota vs. Boston University (4 p.m. CT Saturday, March 15)
#4 Wisconsin vs. Harvard (7 p.m. CT Saturday March 15)
#2 Cornell vs. Mercyhurst (Time TBD Saturday March 15)
#3 Clarkson vs. Boston College (Time TBD Saturday March 15)
Nathan Wells is a college hockey columnist for SB Nation. You can also follow him on Twitter -- Follow @gopherstate