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VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH

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Posted on November 16, 2010

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The women's volleyball team lost, 3-0, to top-seeded Clarion University in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional Tournament finals.

Playing at Edinboro on Nov. 21, the Vulcans lost by scores of 25-23, 25-18 and 26-24.

Brandy Harris led the Vulcans with eight kills.

Cal U finished the 2010 season with a 23-13 record.

Clarion improves to 32-4 overall and advances to the NCAA Division II Elite Eight championships Dec. 2-4 at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky.

Cal U made its sixth consecutive NCAA tourament appearance this season and competed in the regional championship for the fifth straight year.

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The women's volleyball team advanced to the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional championship finals following a 3-0 victory over host Edinboro on Nov. 20. Cal U won by scores of 25-17, 28-26 and 28-26.

Brandy Harris led the Vulcans with 13 kills. Kelly Fromknecht and Meghan Franz added 12 and 11 kills, respectively.

The three-time defending regional champion, Cal U moves on to the finals against Clarion University, playing at 3 p.m. Nov. 21 at Edinboro.

The winner will advance to the NCAA Division II Elite Eight Championships Dec. 2-4 at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky.

Making its sixth consecutive NCAA tournament appearance, Cal U improves to 23-12 overall this year. Edinboro closed its season with a 30-6 record.

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The women's volleyball team opened the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional Tournament with a 3-0 victory over Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Playing at Edinboro University on Nov. 19, Cal U won by scores of 25-15, 25-22 and 25-23.

Brandy Harris led the Vulcans with 14 kills.

The three-time defending regional champion, Cal U moves on to the semifinals against Edinboro University at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20. The Atlantic Regional tournament's final round will be held at 3 p.m. Nov. 21.

Cal U is making its sixth consecutive NCAA tournament appearance.

With this win the Vulcans' overall score improves to 22-2 this year. IUP finished the season at 21-11.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The women’s volleyball team will play in the NCAA Division II Tournament this week — the sixth consecutive year in which the team has landed a playoff berth. 

Under the guidance of third-year head coach Stephanie Burner, Cal U has been named the No. 3 seed in the Atlantic Regional Tournament.

The Vulcans will face Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the first round of play. The game begins at 5 p.m. Nov. 19 at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

The winner of the Cal U vs. IUP game will face either Edinboro or Lock Haven on Nov. 20 in the regional semifinals.

The tournament’s final round will be held on Nov. 21 at 3 p.m.

Winners of the past three NCAA regional titles, the Vulcans are 21-12 overall this year.

For coverage of all Cal U’s varsity sports team please visit www.calvulcans.com.