HIGH POINT, N.C. – Barton College and North Greenville University captured the 2017 Conference Carolinas Women's Volleyball North and South Division titles, respectively, over the weekend. The Bulldogs will be the No. 1 seed out of the North, while the Crusaders will be the No. 1 seed out of the South in this week's Conference Carolinas Women's Volleyball Championship.
Barton posted a 13-1 Conference record and will be the No. 1 seed in the North, as well as the No. 1 overall seed in the championship. Finishing with a 9-5 league mark, Belmont Abbey College will be the No. 2 seed in the North. Rounding out the North division seeds are King University at No. 3 and University of Mount Olive at No. 4. The Tornado turned in an 6-8 record in Conference Carolinas play, while the Trojans went 5-9 in league contests.
In the South, North Greenville will be No. 1 after going 11-4 in conference. Capturing the No. 2 seed is Southern Wesleyan University with a 9-6 mark in league play. Limestone College and Erskine College were tabbed the No. 3 and No. 4 seeds in the South, respectively. The Saints logged an 8-7 record in Conference play and the Flying Fleet finished 1-14 in the league.
The 2017 Conference Carolinas Women's Volleyball Championship quarterfinals will be held on the campus of the higher seed on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The semifinals and final will be played on the campus of the highest seed remaining after the quarterfinal round on Saturday, Nov. 11 and Sunday, Nov. 12.
The Conference Carolinas Women's Volleyball Championship winner will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship.
Conference Carolinas Women's Volleyball Championship Schedule & Championship Website Link:
Tuesday, Nov. 7 (at Higher Seed)
Match 1: North No. 1 Barton vs. South No. 4 Erskine - 6:30 p.m.
Match 2: South No. 2 Southern Wesleyan vs. North No. 3 King - 6:30 p.m.
Match 3: North No. 2 Belmont Abbey vs. South No. 3 Limestone - 6:30 p.m.
Match 4: South No. 1 North Greenville vs. North No. 4 Mount Olive - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 11 (Highest Seed Remaining)
Match 5: Match 1 Winner vs. Match 2 Winner TBA
Match 6: Match 3 Winner vs. Match 4 Winner TBA
Sunday, Nov. 12 (Highest Seed Remaining)
Match 7: Match 5 Winner vs. Match 6 Winner TBA