Maine Maritime to Host Volleyball Championship with Top Seed


 

Waterville, Maine - Undefeated Maine Maritime earned the top seed and will host the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Women's Volleyball Championship tournament next weekend.

The Mariners (22-3 overall, 6-0 NAC) have won three NAC championships in a row, and were predicted to win their fourth title in the preseason coaches poll.

SUNY Canton (8-20, 5-1) claimed the #2 seed by winning two matches on the final day of the regular season. The Roos have made the championship tournament for both years as members of the NAC.

Northern Vermont-Johnson (13-11, 4-2) earned the #3 seed, and #4 SUNY Delhi (12-13, 3-3) completes the four-team field. This is the first NAC post-season appearance for both the Badgers and the Broncos.

The final four format will pit #1 Maine Maritime against #4 SUNY Delhi, and #2 SUNY Canton against #3 Northern Vermont-Johnson, in semifinal matches on Saturday, November 9. The semifinal match winners will compete in the championship match on Sunday, November 10. Match times will be determined on Monday.

The conference champion will represent the NAC in the NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball national championship tournament. Follow all the postseason action, including live stats and video, at nacathletics.com.

 

2019 Women's Volleyball Championship Information

 Semifinals - Saturday, November 9 (at #1 Maine Maritime)

#1 Maine Maritime (22-3, 6-0) vs. #4 SUNY Delhi (12-13, 3-3)
#2 SUNY Canton (8-20, 5-1) vs. #3 NVU-Johnson (13-11, 4-2)

Championship Final – Sunday, November 10 (at #1 Maine Maritime)

Semifinal Winners TBD