HIGH POINT, N.C. – King University officially captured a share of the 2018 Conference Carolinas men's volleyball regular season title on Friday (Apr. 13) night. The Tornado earned the No. 1 seed in next week's Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Championship, through tiebreakers, after finishing the season with a 15-1 conference mark.
Barton College clinched the No. 2 seed and a share of the 2018 regular season title after wrapping up the season with a 15-1 record. University of Mount Olive clinched the No. 3 seed with its 11-5 conference record, while Belmont Abbey secured the No. 4 seed and final home match with an even 8-8 record.
Rounding out the 2018 championship field is: No. 5 North Greenville University (7-9), No. 6 Limestone College (5-11), No. 7 Erskine College (4-12) and No. 8 Lees-McRae College (2-14).
The 2018 Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Championship quarterfinals will be held on the campus of the higher seed on Tuesday, Apr. 17. Following the quarterfinals, the semifinals and final will be played on the campus of the highest remaining seed on Friday, Apr. 20 and Saturday, Apr. 21, respectively. The winner of the Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Championship 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. 17 (at Higher Seed)
Match 1: No. 8 Lees-McRae vs. No. 1 King - 6:30 p.m.
Match 2: No. 5 North Greenville vs. No. 4 Belmont Abbey - 6:30 p.m.
Match 3: No. 6 Limestone vs. No. 3 Mount Olive - 6:30 p.m.
Match 4: No. 7 Erskine vs. No. 2 Barton - 6:30 p.m.
Friday, Apr. 20 (at 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. 21 (at Highest Seed Remaining)
Match 7: Match 5 Winner vs. Match 6 Winner TBA