SCAC Volleyball Recap - Week Nine

SCAC Volleyball Recap - Week Nine

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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The last four slots for the 2018 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference volleyball tournament were determined this week, and Colorado College and Trinity both secured a share of the Regular Season Championship. 

No. 4 CC defeated Johnson & Wales and Dallas to finish out the season. The Tigers also earned a non-conference victory against Mississippi University for Women on Friday. 

No. 10 Trinity defeated Austin College, Centenary and Southwestern at the A-B Divisional Crossover. Earlier in the week the Tigers ousted No. 21 Mary-Hardin Baylor in non-conference action. 

Despite its five-set loss to Trinity over the weekend, Southwestern swept Schreiner and Texas Lutheran to lock up the third seed for this weekend's tournament.

Over the weekend Dallas played to a 2-1 record after earning victories against Johnson & Wales and Mississippi U. for Women. The Crusaders claimed a tournament berth in their win over the Wildcats. 

Early in the week Centenary defeated Louisiana College. The Ladies, who hosted the Divisional Crossover over the weekend, defeated Austin College and Schreiner to send them to the SCAC tournament for the second year in a row. 

Austin College and Texas Lutheran battled for the final postseason slot on Sunday afternoon where the Roos' edged the Bulldogs in five-sets. Last week AC also topped Schreiner and non-conference opponent Arlington Baptist. TLU defeated Centenary but will miss the postseason for the first time since 2012. 

Johnson & Wales ended its inaugural season with a victory over Mississippi U. for Women. 

The 2018 regular season concludes on Tuesday when Centenary hosts Jarvis Christian. The SCAC Volleyball Tournament begins on Friday - to get information about this weekend's 2018 SCAC Volleyball Championship, visit the official tournament website.

This Week's Leaders: 

Kills (53): Lauren Kelley, Centenary
Assists (167): Rachel Demerjian, Centenary
Service Aces (13): Brandi Campos, Southwestern; Hannah Arbaugh, Austin College
Digs (100): Mari Prazak, Austin College
Blocks (17): Christine Royalty, Austin College

This Week's Results: 

Date Away Home Status Links
Mon. 22 Louisiana Col. 0 Centenary (La.) 3 Final
Tue. 23 Texas Lutheran 2 Howard Payne 3 Final
Wed. 24 Centenary (La.) 1 Grambling 3 Final
  Mary Hardin-Baylor 1 Trinity (Tex.) 3 Final
Thu. 25 Arlington Baptist 0 Austin College 3 Final
Fri. 26 Mississippi University for Women 0 Colorado College 3 Final
  Dallas * 3 JWU (Denver) 0 Final
Sat. 27 Trinity (Tex.) * 3 Austin College 1 Final
  Schreiner * 0 Southwestern (Tex.) 3 Final
  Dallas * 0 Colorado College 3 Final
  Mississippi University for Women 0 JWU (Denver) 3 Final
  Trinity (Tex.) * 3 Centenary (La.) 0 Final
  Texas Lutheran * 0 Southwestern (Tex.) 3 Final
  Mississippi University for Women 0 Dallas 3 Final
  Austin College * 0 Centenary (La.) 3 Final
  Colorado College * 3 JWU (Denver) 0 Final
Sun. 28 Texas Lutheran * 3 Centenary (La.) 2 Final
  Schreiner * 1 Austin College 3 Final
  Trinity (Tex.) * 3 Southwestern (Tex.) 2 Final
  Schreiner * 1 Centenary (La.) 3 Final
  Texas Lutheran * 2 Austin College 3 Final
* Conference

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