In its program’s second year, Erskine is heading to the NCAA Tournament.
Outside attacker Michael Michelau had a team-high four aces and 14 kills as Erskine defeated Mount Olive 25-20, 26-24, 27-25 in the Conference Carolinas Tournament championship match Wednesday in Due West, S.C., to earn the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Continue reading →
Erskine and Mount Olive are each now one win away from becoming the first Conference Carolinas team reach the NCAA Tournament.
The No. 1 seed Erskine and the No. 3 seed Mount Olive won their conference tournament semifinal matches on Saturday to advance to the Conference Carolinas championship match. The winner of that title match will receive the conference’s automatic bid to the six-team NCAA Tournament in Chicago.
The postseason resumes this evening with four teams still in contention for the Conference Carolinas’ first automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.
The No. 1 seed Erskine after winning the conference regular season title will play host to No. 5 Barton in its Conference Carolinas Tournament semifinals match. In addition, the No. 2 seed Pfeiffer and the No. 3 seed Mount Olive will face each other in the other semifinal.
The postseason opens with the newest conference in college men’s volleyball taking center stage.
The Conference Carolinas Tournament kicks off the entire postseason tonight with two quarterfinal matches. Limestone and Barton will face each other with the winner advancing to play the No. 1 seed Erskine in the semifinals, while Mount Olive looks to make another postseason run as it plays host to Lees-McRae.
It’s a light slate of matches but they have plenty of intrigue and importance with only a few weeks remaining in the regular season.
No. 2 Long Beach State will travel to play No. 7 USC in the marquee match of the night and the only match featuring two top 10 ranked teams. In addition out in the Midwest, No. 10 Lewis will play host to Penn State in their annual non-conference meeting.