Women's volleyball assigned to NCAA regional in Bloomington

Women's volleyball assigned to NCAA regional in Bloomington

GREENVILLE, Ill. -- The Greenville women's volleyball team has been placed in the Bloomington regional, hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University.  The Panthers qualified for their fourth NCAA national tournament and third consecutive by winning the championship of the SLIAC tournament.

Greenville (26-7) will play the Millikin Big Blue on Thursday at 3 p.m.

The winners of first round matches will meet in the regional semifinals at 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday.  The regional championship is slated for Saturday.

Other teams in the eight team regional include Washington-St. Louis, Calvin, Carthage, Concordia (Wis.), Chicago, and Illinois Wesleyan.

If the Panthers win their first round game, they would play on Friday against the winner of Washington-St. Louis and Calvin.

The Panthers went 0-1 this season against teams in their regional and NCAA field, picking up a three set loss to Washington-St. Louis on Oct. 31.

The Panthers gained key non-conference wins this season against Earlham, Monmouth, Dominican, and Elmhurst.

See below for the complete schedule for the Bloomington Regional. All times are Central Time.

Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Shirk Center
Match One - 12:30 p.m. - Live Stats / Live Video
Washington U. (24-9) vs. Calvin College (26-3)

Match Two - 3 p.m. - Live Stats / Live Video
Millikin University (28-7) vs. Greenville University (26-7)

Match Three - 5:30 p.m. - Live Stats / Live Video
Carthage College (25-8) vs. Concordia University Wisconsin (26-2)

Match Four - 8 p.m. - Live Stats / Live Video
Illinois Wesleyan (22-7) vs. U. of Chicago (23-8)

Friday, November 10, 2017 at Shirk Center
Match Five - 4:30 p.m. - Live Stats / Live Video
Semifinal One - Winner Match One vs. Winner Match Two

Match Six - 7 p.m. - Live Stats / Live Video
Semifinal Two - Winner Match Three vs. Winner Match Four

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Shirk Center
Match Seven - 7 p.m. - Live Stats / Live Video
Winner Match Five vs. Winner Match Six