Volleyball To Face Wartburg In First Round Of NCAA Tournament

Posted on November 7th, 2016 by

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on Monday morning announced the 64-team field for its Division III Volleyball Championship and Gustavus (23-7) is selected to face Wartburg College (21-5) in the first round at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, hosted by the University of Northwestern-St. Paul.

Wartburg earned an automatic bid as the playoff champion of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Knights defeated Central College and Coe College in their league playoffs to advance to the national tournament. Gustavus and Wartburg faced each other on Sept. 10 at the Loras Tournament where the Gusties won in five sets.

The Gusties are in a regional bracket that also includes host Northwestern, St. Norbert, UW-La Crosse, St. Thomas, Concordia-Wisconsin, and defending national champion Cal Lutheran.



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  1. gretchen Koehler says:

    awesome season again keep it going