Aurora Runs Table in NACC Volleyball Regular Season; Tournament Field Set

Aurora completed an unbeaten run through the NACC regular-season schedule Wednesday night with a 3-1 win over Dominican. The victory wrapped up the Spartans' second NACC title.
Aurora completed an unbeaten run through the NACC regular-season schedule Wednesday night with a 3-1 win over Dominican. The victory wrapped up the Spartans' second NACC title.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Aurora University completed an unbeaten run through the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) regular-season schedule Wednesday night with a 3-1 win over Dominican University, wrapping up the Spartans' second NACC title and the top seed in next week's NACC Tournament.


NACC Women's Volleyball Tournament Central  |  Tournament Bracket


The Spartans and No. 2-seeded Concordia Wisconsin earned first-round byes for the tournament, while Dominican (3), Lakeland (4), Concordia Chicago (5) and Wisconsin Lutheran (6) round out the six-team field. The tournament begins Tuesday, October 30, with Wisconsin Lutheran traveling to Dominican and Lakeland entertaining Concordia Chicago.

The Dominican/Wisconsin Lutheran winner will face CUW in one semifinal Thursday, November 1, while Aurora hosts the Lakeland/Concordia Chicago victor.

The championship match is slated for Saturday, Nov. 3, at the highest remaining seed. The winner earns the NACC's automatic berth into the NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship.

 

NACC Women's Volleyball Tournament
Seeds
#1 Aurora (12-0)
#2 Concordia Wisconsin (10-2)
#3 Dominican (9-3)
#4 Lakeland (9-3)
#5 Concordia Chicago (7-5)
#6 Wisconsin Lutheran (7-5)
 
First Round - Tuesday, October 30
#6 Wisconsin Lutheran at #3 Dominican, 7 p.m.
#5 Concordia Chicago at #4 Lakeland, 7 p.m.
 
Semifinals - Thursday, November 1
Dominican/WLC winner at #2 Concordia Wisconsin, 7 p.m.
Lakeland/CUC at #1 Aurora, 7 p.m.
 
Championship - Saturday, November 3
Semifinal winners at higher seed, TBA