Ephs to Face Amherst in NESCAC Quarterfinals Friday at 8:00 PM at Connecticut College

Ephs to Face Amherst in NESCAC Quarterfinals Friday at 8:00 PM at Connecticut College

Next Friday at 8:00 PM on the campus of Connecticut College (New London, CT) fifth seeded Williams will square off against archrival and 4th seeded Amherst in the NESCAC Volleyball Tournament Quarterfinals.

Christi Kelsey's Ephs will be out to avenge the regular season loss at Amherst (3-1) and advance to the semifinals.

The top eight teams in NESCAC qualified for the NESCAC Championship Tournament being hosted by the Connecticut College Camels, the top seed.

Four matches will be played at Connecticut College next Friday – see below.

 

NESCAC Volleyball Final Standings

Connecticut College (8-2) *

Middlebury (8-2) *

Bowdoin (8-2) *

Amherst (7-3) ^

Williams (7-3) ^

Tufts (6-4)

Trinity (5-5)

Colby (2-8) ~

Wesleyan (2-8) ~

Hamilton (1-9)

Bates (1-9)

 

TIEBREAKERS

* Connecticut College, Middlebury and Bowdoin all finished with identical 8-2 records. In head-to-head competition with each other, Connecticut College went 2-0 to earn the No. 1 seed, Middlebury went 1-1 to earn the No. 2 seed, and Bowdoin went 0-2 to earn the No. 3 seed.

^ Amherst and Williams both finished with identical 7-3 records. In head-to-head competition, Amherst defeated Williams to earn the No. 4 seed.

~ Colby and Wesleyan both finished with identical 2-8 records. In head-to-head competition, Colby defeated Wesleyan to earn the No. 8 seed.

 

2012 VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Friday, November 2 at Connecticut College

Quarterfinals #8 Colby at #1 Connecticut College – 5:00 p.m.

#7 Trinity vs. #2 Middlebury – 5:00 p.m.

#6 Tufts vs. #3 Bowdoin – 8:00 p.m.

#5 Williams vs. #4 Amherst – 8:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, November 3 at Connecticut College

Semifinals

Center Court: Winner of #1 | #8 vs. Winner of #4 | #5 – 1:00 p.m.

Center Court: Winner of #2 | #7 vs. Winner of #3 | #6 – 3:30 p.m.

 

Sunday, November 4 at Connecticut College

Championship – 12:00 p.m.

 

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