Volleyball Set to Host Annual HAAC JV Tournament

Eight teams, two courts, two days of action in the Nolan Gymnasium

  • Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Benedictine will play host the annual Junior Varsity HAAC Volleyball Tournament on Friday and Saturday.

Eight teams will play in two pools over the course of Friday with all of them advancing into bracket play on Saturday.

Pool A consists of Evangel University, Graceland University Jackets, Benedictine and Missouri Valley College Purple.

Pool B consists of Graceland University Yellow Jackets, Baker University, Missouri Valley College and Central Methodist University.

All of Pool A's games will be played on court 1 on the north side of the Ralph Nolan Gymnasium while all of Pool B's games will played on court 2 on the south side.

The schedule for Pool A is:
11 a.m. – Benedictine vs. GU Jackets
12:30 p.m. – Evangel vs. MVC Purple
2 p.m. – Evangel vs. Benedictine
3:30 p.m. – GU Jackets vs. MVC Purple
5 p.m. – Evangel vs. GU Jackets
6:30 p.m. – Benedictine vs. MVC Purple

The schedule for Pool B is:
11 a.m – Graceland Yellow Jackets vs. Central Methodist
12:30 p.m. – Baker vs. MVC
2 p.m. – Graceland Yellow Jackets vs. MVC
3:30 p.m. – Baker vs. CMU
5 p.m. – Graceland Yellow Jackets vs. Baker
6:30 p.m. – MVC vs. Central Methodist

All of the matches for the tournament will be a best of three played to 25 points with game three going to 15 points.

Bracket play will be single elimination on Saturday.

The bracket schedule is as follows:
9 a.m. – 1st Pool A vs. 4th Pool B (court 1); 4th Pool A vs. 1st Pool B (court 2)
10:30 a.m. – 3rd Pool A vs. 2nd Pool B (court 1); 2nd Pool A vs. 3rd Pool B (court 2)
Noon – Semifinal Matches, Court 1 winners (court 1); Court 2 winners (court 2)
1:30 p.m – Championship Match (court 1)