November 6, 2017
The College of Saint Benedict volleyball team opens play in the 2017 NCAA Division III tournament with a first-round match against the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Ericksen Center, Northwestern University, St. Paul.
Both CSB (19-8 overall) and UW-L (21-6) bring seven-match winning streaks into the tournament. And, both teams won their respective conference playoff titles to automatically qualify for the 64-team national tournament.
It will be CSB’s 19th appearance in the NCAA Division III tournament, and first since 2015. CSB is one of three MIAC teams making the regional field, joining Gustavus (23-6) and St. Thomas (25-6).