INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball Committee announced today the field of 16 teams for the 2022 NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball Championship.
Eleven conferences were awarded automatic qualification for the 2022 championship. The five remaining berths were reserved for one Pool B and four Pool C candidates. Pool B consists of independents and members whose conference do not meet automatic qualification requirements. Pool C consists of institutions from automatic-qualifying conferences that are not the conference champion and any remaining Pool B teams.
Conferences receiving automatic qualification are:
|Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference||Behrend (22-7)|
|City College of New York Athletic Conference||Baruch (16-12)|
|College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin||Carthage (20-3)|
|Continental Volleyball Conference||Rutgers-Newark (22-3)|
|Great Northeast Athletic Conference||Wentworth (27-4)|
|Middle Atlantic Conferences||Stevens (28-3)|
|Midwest Collegiate Volleyball League||Mount Union (14-11)|
|New England Collegiate Conference||Endicott (19-6)|
|Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference||Dominican (Illinois) (24-1)|
|Skyline Conference||St. Joseph's L.I. (25-3)|
|United Volleyball Conference||St. John Fisher (24-7)|
Springfield College (26-1) will enter the field as the Pool B selection. Sourthern Virginia (18-4), SUNY New Paltz (20-6), North Central (IL) (19-4), and Marymount (VA) (23-8) were the four Pool C selections.
All matches will be broadcast live on NCAA.com.
In 2021, Carthage College captured their first national title, and capped off an undefeated season with a 3-2 win over Benedictine (IL) at Salem Civic Center in Salem, Virginia. There was no championship in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more information about the 2022 Division III Men’s Volleyball Championship, please visit NCAA.com.