DIVISION II (All times ET)

Sept. 23 -- 8 p.m.: No. 5 Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs vs. No. 7 Southwest Minnesota State Mustangs


Sept. 23 -- 8 p.m.: No. 1 Concordia-St. Paul Golden Bears vs. Minnesota-Crookston Golden Eagles


Sept. 24 -- 9 p.m.: No. 5 Nebraska-Kearney Lopers vs. Colorado-Colorado Springs Mountain Lions


Sept. 24 -- 10 p.m.: No. 3 Cal State-San Bernardino Coyotes vs. Cal State-Stanislaus Warriors


Amanda Konetchy
Concordia-St. Paul

Key Notes: Konetchy averaged 12.83 assists per set on her way to 77 set assists on for the nation's top team on the weekend weekend. Against Northern State last Friday, Konetchy had 40 assists, five digs and three kills. Against U-Mary on Saturday, Konetchy had 37 assists, six digs and an ace.

Other Players to Watch this Weekend:  Concordia’s Katie Habeck (Freshman, Middle Blocker), Tampa’s Meagan Burke (Freshman, Middle Hitter), Cal State-San Bernardino's Brittney Paino (Freshman, Outside Hitter), Nebraska-Kearney's Ashley Leitner (Sophomore, Outside Hitter), Minnesota-Duluth's Kate Lange (Sophomore, Outside Hitter).


• Top-ranked Concordia-St. Paul dropped its first set of the season on Tuesday night against No. 14 Minnesota State. However, the Golden Bears are still unbeaten in their last 33 matches. The champs face Minnesota-Crookston on Friday night and MSU-Moorhead on Saturday afternoon.

• Fifth-ranked Minnesota-Duluth faces No. 7 Southwest Minnesota State on Friday night. The Bulldogs have four consecutive sweeps against conference opponents including one against Bemidji State that took just over an hour. Meanwhile, the Mustangs are coming off a sweep of St. Cloud State on Tuesday night.