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Jacob Myers | NCAA.com | November 16, 2018

DIII women's volleyball championship: Schedule, bracket, scores, how to watch

2018 DIII Women's Volleyball Championship: Semifinal Recap

The DIII women’s volleyball finals are set with No. 1 Calvin vs. No. 3 Emory scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on November 17 at the A.J. Palumbo Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The teams advanced to the finals by winning their November 16 semifinal games with scores of 3-2, 3-0, respectively  

STREAM: Calvin vs. Wisconsin Eau-Claire | Juniata vs. Emory | View the 2018 interactive bracket

Here is the schedule for the DIII women's volleyball semifinals and championship game:

Matchup date/time stats
(1) Calvin vs. (3) Emory (Championship game)  Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. ET Box score

Calvin (33-1) made its third straight appearance in the national semifinals on November 16 and won the match in thrilling fashion, battling Wisconsin-Eau Claire to five sets and edging out Blugolds 15-13 in the final set. Calvin finished the regular season as the No. 1 team in the country and will try to avenge last season’s semifinal loss by winning its first national title match since 2016.

2018 DIII Volleyball Semifinal: Calvin vs. Wisconsin-Eau Claire

National player of the year Sarah DeVries leads the Knights as a setter and middle hitter. She averages more than three kills per set and nearly 5.5 assists per set. Last year’s national player of the year Anna Kamp was also named a first-team All-American.

RANKINGS: AVCA coaches top 25 | Regional

Emory, who advanced the finals after sweeping Juniata 3-0 on November 16, ended the season ranked ninth in the AVCA poll and second in the South region. The Eagles are led by first-team All-American setter Mady Arles and second-team All-American outside hitter Karissa Dzurik.

2018 DIII Women's Volleyball Semifinal: Juniata vs. Emory Full Replay

Calvin entered the tournament as the top-seeded favorite, and the team has shown the ability to play at a level worthy of a national championship. The Knights will face a tough Emory team on November 17 when they compete for the national title. 

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