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Volleyball National Championship Field revealed

Blue Raiders receives bye. LWC Volleyball team headed directly to Sioux City, Iowa, final site of the 2017 NAIA National Volleyball Tournament. Third straight season to receive bye

By Charles Balcom, Assistant Sports Information Director, LWC

COLUMBIA, KY - (Mon 13 Nov 2017) - The Lindsey Wilson volleyball team received a bye directly to the final site of the NAIA Volleyball National Championship Tournament in Sioux City, Iowa as the national office announced the qualifiers and opening round matchups on Monday.

Lindsey Wilson is one of 20 teams nationwide to receive a bye directly to the final site as a top-19 team along with host institution Morningside (Iowa). The remaining 24 teams battle in 12 NAIA Opening Round matches on November 18, 2017, to earn a spot at the final site.

The Blue Raiders (28-0) receive a bye directly into pool play at the final championship site in Sioux City, Iowa. It marks the third-straight season Lindsey Wilson has received a bye directly to the final site and fourth time overall in program history.

Lindsey Wilson earned an automatic bid into the national championship tournament after capturing the 2017 Mid-South Conference Tournament crown.

The opening round winners advance to the final site where the 32 teams will be divided into pool play.

The NAIA Volleyball National Championship begins Nov. 28 at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

This story was posted on 2017-11-13 10:08:13
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