Here’s how it works: The field is seeded based on last season's standings and HCAC fans will vote on every matchup. Ties in the standings were broken by head-to-head competition.
Voting will take place via Twitter and Facebook. Spread the word so your favorite school has a better chance of advancing throughout the tournament.
Top seed Franklin racked up the most votes in the quarterfinals, holding off Anderson 3,295 to 3,050. The Grizzlies will face Bluffton in the semifinals after the Beavers defeated Rose-Hulman 2,470-1,771.
Defiance College also earned a spot in the semis, defeating Manchester 2,229 to 1,943. The Jackets will face Hanover after the Panthers held on for a single vote victory over Mount St. Joseph (2,059-2,058) in the quarterfinals.
In the semifinals, Bluffton ran away from Franklin. The Beavers racked up 2,401 votes to the Grizzlies 857. Defiance earned a spot in the title contest with a 1,258-589 win over Hanover.
Voting for the championship will be open until Noon on Monday, July 22.
Bragging rights are on the line so vote for your favorite HCAC lid! #TopHCACLid
Championship: (Voting Open July 18-22)
No. 4 Bluffton vs. No. 7 Defiance
Voting has closed! Follow the HCAC on Twitter (@HCACDIII) to see which helmet won!