Both #17 King and (RV) Barton won in four sets in their respective Conference Carolinas semifinals match. They meet each other in Bristol, Tennessee on Saturday to decide the automatic bid to the NCAA I-II tournament.
Barton’s Angelos Mandilaris, Belmont Abbey College’s Rob Valentine and Limestone’s Francisco Salinger Cenzual were named Conference Carolinas’ Offensive Player, Defensive Player and Freshman of the Year respectively, while King’s Ryan Booher was tabbed as Coach of the Year.
McKendree bested No. 18 Saint Francis at home behind a double-double by Nolan Rueter, while No. 4 Loyola swept No….
In Friday afternoon action, (RV) King survived a comeback attempt from host Mount Olive in Conference Carolinas play to win in 5 and stay undefeated in CC. Additionally, Queens hosted a tri-match that had NAIA member St. Andrews walk away with two quick sweep victories over the host and Alderson-Broaddus.
Barton College remained atop the Conference Carolinas standings with a comeback win on the road over Mount Olive.
Barton, Mount Olive, and North Greenville all walked away with sweeps on Saturday.
(RV) King started up a trend of sweeps on a day filled with Conference Carolinas teams; February 13 Recap.
It was a mixed bag of results Friday evening as No. 15 Pepperdine and vote-getter Lindenwood picked up road victories, while homestanding Mount Olive and Barton came out on top in Conference Carolinas action.
Match Stats Mount Olive def. Lincoln Memorial 3-2, (25-22, 24-26, 23-25, 25-20, 15-11) Mount Olive improves to 10-6 Lincoln Memorial…
In a non-conference match up, #5 Lewis takes down Mount Olive in a three set sweep to extend their winning streak to five. The win is the seventh of the last eight matches for the Flyers.