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NCAA Women's Volleyball tournament field announced, with pairings for Juniata Regional

(Posted November 9, 2009)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The full field of 62 teams for the NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship has been released, pitting Juniata College against Cabrini College in the Eagles' opening match of the Juniata Regional.

Juniata (31-3) and Cabrini (24-6) will square off in the 8:00 p.m. match on Thursday, Nov. 12, at the Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center. Juniata received an automatic qualifier into the tournament as Landmark Conference champions, while Cabrini earned its way into the tournament as champion of the Colonial States Athletic Conference.

Thursday's slate of games begins with Eastern University (30-4) taking on Frostburg State (30-4) at 12:30 p.m., followed by Haverford College (30-3) versus Richard Stockton College (27-11) at 3:00 p.m. Mount Union College (21-6) and Lebanon Valley College (30-2) will meet in the 5:30 p.m., before Juniata and Cabrini close out the day's competion.

Friday's Regional Semifinal matches will take place at 4:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The Regional Championship will be played on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 7:00 p.m.

Ticket prices for each day's session will be $5 for adults, $3 for students (13-22) and senior citizens (62 and over), and children 12-and-under are free.

More information will be posted later on juniatasports.net.

Interactive bracket for 2009 NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship

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