2014 NCAC Volleyball Tournament

        

2014 NCAC Volleyball Tournament Champions

WITTENBERG

Friday, Nov. 7 (All matches @ Wittenberg University) Saturday, Nov. 8 (All matches @ Wittenberg University)

Quarterfinal Matches
Match C: #3 Hiram 3, #6 Allegheny 0 {25-21, 25-13, 25-14}
Match B: #4 Ohio Wesleyan 3, #5 Denison 1 {25-19, 25-20, 24-26, 28-26}
Match A: #1 Wittenberg 3, #8 Wooster 0 {25-13, 25-15, 25-19}
Match D: #2 DePauw 3, #7 Oberlin 0 {25-16, 25-13, 25-17}

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QUARTERFINAL PHOTO GALLERY


Consolation Semifinal Matches
Match I: Denison 3, Wooster 0 {25-23, 25-17, 25-22}
Match J: Oberlin 3, Allegheny 1 {21-25, 25-23, 25-15, 25-18}

Semifinal Matches
Match E: Wittenberg 3, Ohio Wesleyan 0 {25-8, 25-20, 25-14}
Match F: DePauw 3, Hiram 0 {25-18, 25-20, 25-23}

Senior Recognition Ceremony and Announcement of All-NCAC Teams
 
(following semifinal matches)

Seventh-Place Match
Match L: Wooster 3, Allegheny 1 {25-15, 22-25, 25-20, 25-17}

Fifth-Place Match
Match K: Denison 3, Oberlin 0 {25-20, 25-20, 25-20}

Third-Place Match
Match H: Hiram 3, Ohio Wesleyan 1 {25-22, 20-25, 25-14, 25-15}

Championship Match
Match G: Wittenberg 3, DePauw 1 {25-16, 23-25, 25-19, 25-19}

SATURDAY PHOTO GALLERY

Tournament Bracket -- History -- Tournament Stats -- Tickets -- Directions

2014 All-Tournament Team

Iris Anderson, Ohio Wesleyan
Jen Yardas, Hiram
Elisabeth Wilson, DePauw
Mary Kate Etling, DePauw
Kiah Murray, Wittenberg
Meghan Vodopich, Wittenberg

MVP - Kara Seidenstricker, Wittenberg

Wittenberg (8-0, 24-3) has won its 20th North Coast Athletic Conference volleyball championship after finishing the season with a perfect mark against league foes for the fourth year in a row and the 17th time overall. Allegheny is second all-time with five titles (1985, 88-91), while Hiram, Kenyon and Ohio Wesleyan have each accumulated two titles. Wooster earned the inaugural conference championship in 1984.

DePauw (7-1, 24-9) finished second in the final standings, while Hiram (6-2, 22-6) and Ohio Wesleyan (5-3, 16-9) rounded out the top-four in places three and four, respectively. Denison (4-4, 13-12) finished fifth, followed by Allegheny (3-5, 18-12) in sixth, Oberlin (2-6, 12-17) in seventh, Wooster (1-7, 7-20) in eighth and Kenyon (0-8, 6-24) in ninth.

As league champions, Wittenberg has earned the No. 1 seed and hosting rights for the 2014 NCAC Volleyball Tournament for the ninth year in a row. The 12-match, two-day event will be held at Pam Evans Smith Arena in Springfield, Ohio, November 7-8. The NCAC Volleyball Tournament is a top-eight, two-court format, with quarterfinal matches on Friday and semifinal, consolation semifinal and final place matches being played on Saturday.

In the 4:00 p.m. quarterfinal matches on Friday, No. 3 Hiram takes on No. 6 Allegheny and No. 4 Ohio Wesleyan squares off against No. 5 Denison. The 7:00 p.m. quarterfinal matches will feature No. 2 DePauw taking on No. 7 Oberlin and No. 1 Wittenberg clashing with No. 8 Wooster.

On Saturday, consolation semifinal matches will be contested at 10:00 a.m., semifinal matches at 12:00 p.m., seventh- and fifth-place matches at 3:30 p.m., the third-place match at 5:30 p.m. and the championship match at 7:30 p.m.

In addition, the NCAC Senior Recognition Ceremony and Announcement of the 2014 All-NCAC Teams will take place immediately following the semifinal matches on Saturday afternoon.

TOURNEY NOTES: The tournament winner receives the NCAC’s automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament ... Wittenberg is the seven-time defending tournament champion and has won 19 NCAC Tournaments overall ... Allegheny follows the Tigers with five tourney championships, including four-straight between 1988-91 ... Kenyon (1986-87) and Ohio Wesleyan (1994, ‘96) each hold a pair of titles, while Hiram won the title in 2006 and Wooster earned the inaugural tournament championship in 1984 ... Wittenberg cruised through the tournament bracket a year ago with three straight 3-0 wins, knocking off Allegheny in the quarterfinals, DePauw in the semifinals and Hiram in the championship match.