INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – For the second time in program history, the Shaw University women's volleyball will make an appearance in the 2018 NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional Tournament after winning the league's automatic qualifier for claiming the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Tournament Saturday (Nov.10).
Shaw received the No. 8 seed after posting a 23-8 overall record. The Lady Bears will face the Mountain East Conference (MEC) Champion – Wheeling Jesuit (34-3) on Thursday in the first round at the McDonough Center on the campus of Wheeling Jesuit.
The other opening round matches on Thursday include second-seeded Gannon (30-2) against Shepherd (20-12), third-seeded Seton Hill (24-8), the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Champion, versus California (Pa.) (20-12) and fourth-seeded Shippensburg (25-7) against Clarion (21-11).
The winner from the Atlantic Regional advances to the national quarterfinals in Pittsburgh at the A.J. Palumbo Center, as part of the 2018 NCAA Division II Fall Festival. Teams advancing to the final site will be reseeded before the quarterfinals.
Please visit www.shawbears.com for more details about the NCAA Atlantic Regional Tournament.
For the most up-to-date information on Shaw women's volleyball and its 13 varsity sport teams, visit www.shawbears.com.