SCAC releases 2009 Volleyball Tournament Bracket

SCAC releases 2009 Volleyball Tournament Bracket

SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference released the seeds and bracket for the 2009 Volleyball Championship Tournament this morning. Oglethorpe University, in Atlanta, Ga., will host the tournament taking place November 6-7.

Red-hot and 12th-ranked nationally Southwestern University, 15-0 in the SCAC (26-3 overall), earned the tournament's top seed. The Pirates have won 24 straight matches heading into the championships.

Colorado College, who is ranked 14th in the nation, earned the No. 2 seed. The Tigers are 12-2 in SCAC play and 29-3 overall. DePauw University (11-3 in the SCAC; 26-6 overall) swept its four matches at the second SCAC East/Central Divisional this past weekend and earned the tournament's No. 3 seed.

Rounding out the top five seeds are 17th-ranked Trinity University (11-4 SCAC; 24-8 overall) as the No. 4 seed and Austin College (9-6 SCAC; 23-9 overall) as the No. 5 seed.

First-round action gets underway Friday November 6, at 11:30 a.m. EST at Dorough Fieldhouse on the campus of Oglethorpe University. The tournament continues Saturday November 7, with action starting at 9 a.m. EST.

To view the complete 2009 SCAC Volleyball Championship Tournament bracket click here.