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
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.