The Western Athletic Conference has announced the bracket for the league’s tournament, which is set for Nov. 22-24, behind first time regular season champion UT Rio Grande Valley and No. 2 seed New Mexico State.
Redshirt-senior Julia Flynn recorded a team-high 13 kills and senior Kristin Kingi broke the program’s Division I career record for digs, propelling the Bryant University volleyball team to its first Northeast Conference Championship with a sweep of Sacred Heart on Saturday.
Illinois State claimed at least a share of the Missouri Valley title on Friday, but Northern Iowa can join them atop the league with a win on Saturday at Indiana State. Meanwhile, Drake and Loyola are still vying for the final spot in the conference tournament.
Hiroshi Toyoda (Japan), Evgeniya Artamonova Estes (Russia), Bas van de Goor (Netherlands), Gilberto “Giba” Godoy Filho (Brazil) and Hugh McCutcheon (New Zealand) were recognized in the 33rd annual enshrinement ceremony of the International Volleyball Hall of Fame.