No. 9 Berry and Birmingham-Southern make the NCAA Tournament; both programs to play at Emory

No. 9 Berry and Birmingham-Southern make the NCAA Tournament; both programs to play at Emory

NCAA Bracket

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 11, 2019) – Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Regular Season Champion Birmingham-Southern and SAA Tournament Champion Berry both received bids into the 2019 NCAA Division III Volleyball Tournament, Monday.

The No. 9 Vikings (26-5) received the league's automatic bid Sunday by defeating BSC in the SAA Championship match, 3-0. The Panthers received an at-large bid after posting a 24-6 record. Both teams will travel to regional-rival and top-seeded Emory in Atlanta.

The No. 1 Eagles will play Notre Dame with the winner taking on the winner of BSC and No. 20 Transylvania - the winner of the Heartland Conference. 

No. 8 Colorado College will play Whitworth with that winner taking on the winner of Berry and USA South Champion Maryville. 

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