Morrisville State volleyball to open NEAC Tournament Tuesday  

Morrisville State volleyball to open NEAC Tournament Tuesday   

 

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women's volleyball team earned their second straight bid to the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Tournament, wrapping up North Divisional play with a 5-1 overall record to earn a second seed.

The Mustangs finished 5-1 overall in the North, their lone loss coming in a five set decision to top seed Wells College in September.

Morrisville State will take on Keuka College in a 5 p.m. battle Tuesday in the quarterfinal round on the Mustangs home court. The Wolves earned the third seed after finishing 4-2.

Wells will host SUNY Polytechnic in the quarterfinal round, a 7 p.m. start on the Wells campus.

Penn St. Berks claimed the regular season title with a 6-0 South Divisional record, handing Wells a 3-0 defeat in cross divisional action in mid-October. They will host fourth seed St. Elizabeth in the quarterfinal round Tuesday.

Defending champion Gallaudet University earned the second seed in the South with their 5-1 divisional record, and will host third seeded Lancaster Bible, who finished 4-2.

Morrisville State defeated Keuka College 3-0 Oct. 5, edging the Wolves with set scores of 25-22, 25-17 and 25-20 for the victory. The match is scheduled to get underway at 5 p.m. in Morrisville.

All teams will be reseeded after the quarterfinal round and announced by the conference office late Tuesday.

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 & World Report Best Colleges 2018 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2018 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.

 

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