Indianapolis, IN (NSUWolves.com) – The Northern State University volleyball team moved up two spots in the Central Region to No. 8 in the latest NCAA release. The release includes games through Sunday, November 12.
NSU is joined by NSIC opponents No. 1 Wayne State, No. 2 Concordia-St. Paul, No. 3 Southwest Minnesota State, No. 7 St. Cloud State, No. 9 Minnesota Duluth, and No. 10 Winona State. Wayne State and St. Cloud State will face-off in the NSIC semifinals, while Minnesota Duluth will face Concordia-St. Paul.
The NSIC, the Mid-America Athletic Association (MIAA) and the Great American Conference (GAC) make up the 38-team NCAA Central Region. The top eight teams in the region will advance to the NCAA region tournament on November 30- December 3. Automatic bids are granted to the winners of the MIAA, GAC and NSIC postseason tournaments, with the remaining five spots awarded on an at-large basis.
The NCAA Volleyball selection show will be streamed online on Monday, November 20 at 6:30 p.m. (CT) on NCAA.com. The championship quarterfinals, semifinals and final match will take place Thursday-Saturday, December 7-10, at the UPMC Events Center in Moon Township, Pennsylvania.
|RK||School (Conf)||In-Reg||DII Rec||LW|
|1||Wayne State (NSIC)||25-1||26-1||1|
|2||Concordia-St. Paul (NSIC)||23-2||25-2||2|
|3||Southwest Minnesota State (NSIC)||21-4||23-5||3|
|4||Central Missouri (MIAA)||18-4||21-7||5|
|5||Central Oklahoma (MIAA)||24-4||26-4||6|
|7||St. Cloud State (NSIC)||16-6||20-7||8|
|8||Northern State (NSIC)||18-8||19-8||10|
|9||Minnesota Duluth (NSIC)||14-8||17-9||7|
|10||Winona State (NSIC)||17-8||18-9||9|