MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced their 2016 Division III Women's Volleyball Championship pairings Monday, selecting Morrisville State College as the fourth overall seed in Region 4.
Morrisville State (21-10), who appeared in the semifinals of the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) tournament for the first time in program history, will take on top seeded Emerson College (17-11) at Emerson on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 5 p.m.
The Mustangs finished the regular season third overall in the conference, and won their opening round quarterfinal bout with Lancaster Bible 3-0 before facing defending NEAC champion Gallaudet University. Morrisville State lost the battle 3-2 to the Bison.
Morrisville State will be making their first appearance in program history in the ECAC tournament. The winner of the match will advance to face either second seeded Manhattanville College or third seeded Anna Maria College on Saturday, Nov. 12 in the Regional Quarterfinals.
The ECAC semifinals and finals will be held Sunday, Nov. 13 at the highest remaining seed of the tournament.
Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2016 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2016 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.