Nine Teams from Area Conferences Make NAIA VB Tourney

( – The NAIA Volleyball Tourney pairings were announced on Monday morning. The GPAC will send the most teams to the tourney of any conference with seven – College of Saint Mary (NE), Concordia (NE), Dakota Wesleyan (SD), Hastings (NE), Jamestown (ND), Midland (NE) and Northwestern (IA). The NSAA will be represented by two teams – Bellevue (NE) & Viterbo (WI). Opening round contests are this Saturday before the final 24 teams go to Sioux City, IA, on November 30 for Pool Play. Contests of note for the 1st round include:

St. Ambrose (IA) at Jamestown

IN Tech at Midland (NE)

FL College at Concordia (NE)

KS Wesleyan at DWU

Philander Smith (AR) at Northwestern (IA)

Point Park (PA) at Viterbo (WI)

John Brown (AR) at Bellevue (NE)

IU Kokomo (IN) at College of St. Mary (NE)

TX Wesleyan at Hastings (NE)