October 24, 2013
MADISON, S.D. – Dakota State will kick off the inaugural North Star Athletic Association Volleyball Postseason Conference Tournament at home on Saturday, Nov. 2. The Trojans (7-22 overall record, 2-6 NSAA conference record), the fourth-seed, host fifth-seed Presentation (S.D.) (8-16, 1-7 NSAA) in a quarterfinal match at the DSU Fieldhouse. First serve is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Jamestown (N.D.) (24-8, 8-0 NSAA) is the top seed for the NSAA Volleyball Postseason Tournament. The Jimmies (24-8), who captured the NSAA Volleyball Conference regular-season title outright, will host the winner of the quarterfinal match between PC and DSU on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The first semifinal match take place at the Hansen Center in Jamestown, N.D. at 7 p.m.
The second NSAA Volleyball Conference Postseason Tournament's semifinal match features No. 2 seed Mayville State (17-16, 6-2 NSAA conference record) hosting No. 3 seed Valley City State (N.D.) (13-23, 3-5 NSAA) on Nov. 6. First serve is set for 7 p.m. at the Lewy Lee Fieldhouse in Mayville, N.D.
The semifinal winners will play in the first-ever NSAA Volleyball Conference Postseason Tournament's championship match on Saturday, Nov. 9. The site will be held at the highest seed remaining in the tournament – which will be determined after the results of the semifinal matches. The championship match is scheduled for 7 p.m.
2013 North Star Athletic Association Volleyball Conference Postseason Tournament
(Overall Record as of 10-24-13, NSAA conference record)
Saturday, Nov. 2 – Quarterfinals
Match 1: No. 5 seed Presentation (S.D.) (8-16, 1-7) @ No. 4 seed Dakota State (S.D.) (7-22, 2-6) – 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 6 – Semifinals
Match 2: Winner of Match 1 @ No. 1 seed Jamestown (N.D.) (24-8, 8-0) – 7 p.m.
Match 3: No. 3 seed Valley City State (N.D.) (13-23, 3-5) @ No. 2 seed Mayville State (N.D.) (17-16, 6-2) – 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 9 – Championships
Match 4: Winner of Match 2 vs. Winner of Match 3 @ highest seed remaining (TBA) – 7 p.m.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director