Participants, bracket announced for DIII Men's Volleyball Championship
INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball Committee announced on Monday the field of 10 teams for the 2015 NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball Championship.
Six conferences were awarded automatic qualification for the 2015 championship. Two teams were selected from Pool B, which consists of independent institutions and institutions that are members of conferences that do not meet the requirements for automatic qualification. The final two berths were reserved for Pool C, which consists of institutions from automatic-qualifying conferences that are not the conference champion and any remaining Pool B teams.
Conferences and Teams Receiving Automatic Qualification:
City University of New York Athletic Conference Baruch (24-9)
Continental Volleyball Conference Rutgers-Newark (21-8)
Great Northeast Athletic Conference Lasell (24-8)
New England Collegiate Conference Endicott (17-11)
Skyline Conference Kean (31-4)
United Volleyball Conference Stevens Institute of Technology (28-4)
Pool B Berths (two):
UC Santa Cruz (23-4)
Pool C Berths (two):
SUNY New Paltz (26-5)
The men’s volleyball committee also announced the following first-round sites:
• Baruch; New York, New York
• Rutgers-Newark; Newark, New Jersey
First-round competition will be Saturday, April 18, at Baruch and Rutgers-Newark. Competition at the championship site will be April 24-26 at Canavan Arena, hosted by Stevens Institute of Technology.