UND volleyball draws Minnesota for second straight year in NCAA tournament

UND volleyball draws Minnesota for second straight year in NCAA tournament

The victor of the CSU-Michigan bout takes on either Stanford or California State-Bakersfield. North Dakota match on Saturday.

"We are excited to be part of the NCAA field", said Shondell.

"This is a great opportunity for ETSU", said ETSU head coach Lindsey Devine.

Finishing fifth in the Big Ten, Purdue is one of eight Big Ten programs to advance to the postseason.

"We went to Nebraska twice the last two years, so we were kind of expecting to get sent somewhere else", Raudsepp said. "I think we knew with our ranking that there was a chance, but you never know what the (selection) committee decides. So we're going to work effortlessly this week to make it all the way". The Cards beat Belmont in 2015 before falling to IL in their last appearance. It lost to Cleveland State in the Horizon League championship.

"We have a very tough draw".

"I was talking about that the whole time", Staiger said.

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MSU's streak of seven consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances is the third-longest in the Big Ten, behind Penn State and Nebraska. "They have one of the best setters in the country and they will be extremely tough".

MSU is 1-12 all-time in the tournament, with appearances in 1982, 1990, 1993, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2015 and 2016.

Minnesota finished the season 26-5. "That says so much about this team's grit and abilities and fight and ability to overcome adversity". The Boilermakers begin the tournament in Salt Lake City, Utah, with a 6:30 p.m. ET matchup Thursday, Nov. 30, against High Point (24-7, 16-0 Big South). Defending national champion Stanford earned the third seed while Kentucky rounded out the top four.

The Bobcats will host Rice, Texas Tech and SMU in the first and second rounds of the 32-team tournament.

First and second round matches will take place on campus sites on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, while the regional round will be played at one of four sites on December 8 and 9.

Notre Dame owns a 14-18 record in 18 previous trips to the NCAA Championship.

If they do, the Cougars will likely have to travel for the Regional Semifinals and Finals. Central at Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, Kansas. McLaughlin is the only coach in NCAA history with a national championship on both the men's and women's sides.

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