INDIANAPOLIS --- The NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball Committee announced today the field of 10 teams for the 2016 NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball Championship.
Six conferences were awarded automatic qualification for the 2016 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.
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Conferences and Teams Receiving Automatic Qualification:
City University of New York Athletic Conference: Hunter College (29-5)
Continental Volleyball Conference: Stevenson University (25-7)
Great Northeast Athletic Conference: Wentworth Institute of Technology (22-8)
New England Collegiate Conference: Endicott College (17-10)
Skyline Conference: Kean University (29-5)
United Volleyball Conference: State University of New York at New Paltz (27-0)
Pool B Berths (two):
Carthage College (27-1)
Springfield College (26-3)
Pool C Berths (two):
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark (24-3)
Stevens Institute of Technology (26-6)
First-round competition will be Saturday, April 16, at Kean and Wentworth. Competition at the championship site will be April 22-24 at the Shults Center, hosted by Nazareth College.