Barton Earns Top Seed in 2017 Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Championship

HIGH POINT, N.C.Barton College officially captured a share of the 2017 Conference Carolinas men's volleyball regular season title Tuesday (Apr. 11) night. The Bulldogs earned the No. 1 seed in next week's Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Championship, it was determined after finishing the season with a 16-2 conference mark.

King University clinched the No. 2 seed and a share of the 2017 regular season title after wrapping up the season with a 16-2 record. University of Mount Olive notched the No. 3 seed with its 14-4 conference record, while Limestone College secured the No. 4 seed and final home match with a 12-6 record.

Rounding out the 2017 championship field is: No. 5 Belmont Abbey College (8-10), No. 6 Lees-McRae College (8-10), No. 7 North Greenville University (7-11) and No. 8 Erskine College (4-14).

The 2017 Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Championship quarterfinals will be held on the campus of the higher seed on Tuesday, Apr. 18. Following the quarterfinals, the semifinals and final will be played on the campus of the highest remaining seed on Friday, Apr. 21 and Saturday, Apr. 22, respectively. The Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Championship champion will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I-II Men's Volleyball Championship.

 

Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Championship Schedule & Championship Central:

Tuesday, Apr. 18 (at Higher Seed)

Match 1: No. 1 Barton vs. No. 8 Erskine - 6:30 p.m.

Match 2: No. 4 Limestone vs. No. 5 Belmont Abbey - 6:30 p.m.

Match 3: No. 3 Mount Olive vs. No. 6 Lees-McRae - 6:30 p.m.

Match 4:  No. 2 King vs. No. 7 North Greenville - 6:30 p.m.

 

Friday, Apr. 21 (Highest Seed Remaining)

Match 5: Match 1 Winner vs. Match 2 Winner TBA

Match 6: Match 3 Winner vs. Match 4 Winner TBA

 

Saturday, Apr. 22 (Highest Seed Remaining)

Match 7: Match 5 Winner vs. Match 6 Winner TBA