INDIANAPOLIS— The NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball Committee announced today the field of 16 teams for the 2023 NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball Championship.
Ten conferences were awarded automatic qualification for the 2023 championship. The six remaining berths were reserved for two 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.
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Conferences receiving automatic qualification are:
|Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference||Geneva (19-14)|
|City College of New York Athletic Conference||Baruch (18-10)|
|College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin||North Central (Illinois) (22-3)|
|Continental Volleyball Conference||Juniata (29-2)|
|Great Northeast Athletic Conference||Wentworth (26-7)|
|Middle Atlantic Conferences||Stevens (31-3)|
|Midwest Collegiate Volleyball League||Baldwin Wallace (26-7)|
|Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference||Benedictine (Illinois) (18-7)|
|Skyline Conference||St. Joseph’s L.I. (22-8)|
|United Volleyball Conference||Vassar (24-1)|
Springfield (23-4) and UC Santa Cruz (21-12) will enter the field as the two Pool B selections. Carthage (17-7), Messiah (25-5), Southern Virginia (18-3), and St. John Fisher (24-7) were the four Pool C selections.
The semifinal and final matches will stream live on NCAA.com.
Friday, April 28
- 5 p.m. – DIII Men’s Volleyball Semifinal: North Central (IL) vs. Vassar
- 7:30 p.m. – DIII Men’s Volleyball Semifinal: Messiah vs. Stevens
Sunday, April 30
- 2 p.m. – DIII Men’s Volleyball Championship
In 2022, Carthage College won its second national title in as many years, with a 3-1 win over Springfield College at Tarble Arena in Kenosha, Wisconsin.