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Quarterfinal Round Action Gets Underway on Tuesday
MANSFIELD, Mass. – Hew Haven earned the top seed in the upcoming Northeast-10 Conference Volleyball Championship as they completed a perfect conference regular season (14-0), as the league office announced its volleyball tournament field.
For seedings and matchups for this year's NE10 Volleyball Championship, see below.
The Chargers earned the No. 1 seed after finishing 20-7 overall and unblemished in conference play to win the NE10 Regular Season Championship. New Haven will head into the championship as one of the hottest teams in the nation, having won 16 matches consecutively.
American International, defending regional champions claimed the No. 2 seed after going 12-2 in conference play, while Bentley (10-4) and Adelphi (9-5) all will host Quarterfinal matches when the championship gets underway on Tuesday.
The highest remaining seed following the quarterfinal round will host both the semifinals and finals. The semifinals will take place on Friday, Nov. 17, while the title match will be played on Saturday, Nov. 18.
2017 NE10 Volleyball Championship Seedings
1. New Haven (14-0)
2. American International (12-2)
3. Bentley (10-4)
4. Adelphi (9-5)
5. Stonehill (8-6) *
6. Saint Anselm (8-6) *
7. Southern Connecticut (8-6) *
8. Pace (8-6) *
*In the four-way tie between Stonehill, Saint Anselm, Southern Connecticut and Pace, Stonehill and Saint Anselm had a 2-1 record in the mini-conference and Southern Connecticut and Pace had a 1-2 record in the mini-conference. Stonehill earned the #5 seed based on a head-to-head win vs. Saint Anselm and Southern Connecticut earned the #7 seed based on a head-to-head win vs. Pace.
2017 NE10 Volleyball Championship Schedule
Tuesday, November 14th
Quarterfinals at Higher Seeds
Match 1: #8 Pace at #1 New Haven | 7:00 pm
Match 2: #7 Southern Connecticut at #2 American International | 7:00 pm
Match 3: #6 Saint Anselm at #3 Bentley | 7:00 pm
Match 4: #5 Stonehill at #4 Adelphi | 7:00 pm
Friday, November 17th
Semifinals - at highest remaining seed following the quarterfinal matches
Match 5: Match 1 winner vs. Match 4 winner | 5:00 pm or 7:30 pm
Match 6: Match 2 winner vs. Match 3 winner | 5:00 pm or 7:30 pm
Saturday, November 18th
Match 7: Match 5 Winner vs. Match 6 Winner | 5:00 pm
ABOUT THE NE10
The NE10 is an association of 15 diverse institutions serving student-athletes across 24 NCAA Division II sports. Together we build brilliant futures by embracing the journey of every student-athlete.
Each year, 4,500 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, making the NE10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the NE10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.