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NEAC Announces Matchups, Start Times for Men's Volleyball Tournament

NEAC Announces Matchups, Start Times for Men's Volleyball Tournament

4/3/2017 — GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - On Monday, the North Eastern Athletic Conference officially announced the schedule for the 2017 Men's Volleyball Postseason Tournament, which will be hosted at Penn State Altoona's Adler Gym.

By finishing with a league-best 15-1 NEAC record, Penn State Altoona clinched the conference's regular season title and top seed in the playoff tournament. The Lions will be looking to win their first NEAC championship on their home court.

"We are humbled and thankful for the opportunity to host the NEAC championship for the first time ever," said Penn State Altoona head coach Phil Peterman. "We are extremely excited to compete at home for the NEAC's bid into the NCAA Tournament."

The schedule for the tournament is as follows:

Friday, April 14
Semifinal Matches

4:00 p.m. - #1 Penn State Altoona vs. #4 SUNY Polytechnic Institute
6:30 p.m. - #2 Lancaster Bible College vs. #3 Wells College

Saturday, April 15
Championship Match

1:00 p.m. - (Winners of Friday's semifinal matches)

The NEAC champion will receive an automatic bid into the NCAA Division III Tournament, which is scheduled to occur April 28-30 at Springfield College in Springfield, Mass.


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