November 15, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The NCAA released today a detailed bracket for the upcoming NCAA Atlantic Region Playoffs. The tournament is set to start on Friday, November 19th. Chowan University, who claimed their second CIAA championship in as many years, will face off against top seeded Clarion University on Friday at 2:30pm. The Atlantic Region playoff will be hosted by #2 Edinboro University in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. Clarion knocked off Edinboro in the PSAC Championships to garner the top spot in the eight-team regional playoff. Chowan earned an automatic bid after claiming the CIAA Championship title last Sunday with a thrilling 3-2 win over Saint Augustine's College.
The playoff is scheduled to start on Friday, November 19th and and run through Sunday, November 21st. It is single elimination. Sixty four teams representing eight different regions will be vying for the 2010 NCAA Volleyball National Championship title starting this weekend. The National Championships will be in Louisville, Kentucky starting December 2nd.
Friday, November 19th
12:00pm #4 Wheeling Jesuit (32-4) vs. #5 Gannon (20-9)
2:30pm #1 Clarion (29-4) vs. #8 Chowan (22-12)
5:00pm #3 California-Pennsylvania (21-12) vs. #6 Indiana-Pennsylvania (21-10)
7:30pm #2 Edinboro (29-5) vs. #7 Lock Haven (20-10)
Saturday, November 20th
5:00pm Winner of Match #1 vs. Winner of Match #2
7:30pm Winner of Match #3 vs. Winner of Match #4
Sunday, November 21st
3:00pm Winner of Match #5 vs. Winner of Match #6
All tournament matches will be held at the McComb Fieldhouse on the campus of Edinboro University. Admission for each day of the tournament is $7.00 for adults, $3.00 for students and senior citizens, and under 2 will be admitted free.