Calvin is headed to the national quarterfinals of the NCAA III Tournament this week in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Knights will play at the U.S. Cellular Center.
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Calvin (27-2) is the No. 3 seed out of the eight remaining teams. The Knights will face No. 6 seed Trinity of Texas (36-4) at 9 p.m. (EST) in the final quarterfinal match on Thursday.
Emory (32-2) is the top seed and will open the tournament on Thursday with a 1:30 p.m. (EST) match against No. 8 seed Clarkson (28-5).
No. 4 seed Carthage (30-3) will then face No. 5 seed Bowdoin (21-7) at 4 p.m.
No. 2 seed Johns Hopkins (32-0) will face No. 7 seed St. Benedict (26-5) at 6:30 p.m. with the Calvin/Trinity match to close out Thursday competition.
The full NCAA III Tournament bracket can be found at: https://www.ncaa.com/brackets/print/volleyball-women/d3/2019
Calvin is making its fourth straight appearance in the national quarterfinals.
Calvin is making its 11th appearance in the national quarterfinals with eight of the appearances coming in the last 10 years.
Thursday, November 21, Quarterfinal Schedule (all times eastern)
1:30 p.m. match - Emory (32-2) vs Clarkson (28-5)
4:00 p.m. match - Carthage (30-3) vs Bowdoin (21-7)
6:30 p.m. match - Johns Hopkins (32-0) vs St. Benedict (26-5)
8 p.m. match - Calvin (27-2) vs Trinity, Tx. (36-4)
Friday, November 22, Semifinal Schedule (all times eastern)
6 p.m. match - Emory/Clarkson winner vs Carthage/Bowdoin winner
8:30 p.m. match - Johns Hopkins/St. Benedict winner vs Calvin/Trinity winner
Saturday, November 23, Finals Schedule
Semifinal winners meet in national championship final at 8 p.m. (eastern time)