Dowling Earns Top Seed for NCAA Volleyball East Regional; Two Others Earn NCAA Berths

Dowling Earns Top Seed for NCAA Volleyball East Regional; Two Others Earn NCAA Berths

Indianapolis - After taking home the ECC Volleyball Championship on Saturday, the Dowling College volleyball team was named the top seed in the East Region in the upcoming NCAA Division II Volleyball Tournament. As the top seed, the Golden Lions will host the event that features eight teams from the East Region.

Dowling, currently 27-1 on the year, will look to clinch their fifth East Region title in six years when they open up the tournament against the No. 8 seed Caldwell (24-7) on Thursday, November 18.

Two other ECC members, Bridgeport and C.W. Post, earned at-large berths into the NCAA Tournament field. Bridgeport comes in as the No. 3 seed with a record of 23-4 and will take on No. 6 seed American International College. C.W. Post is the No. 5 seed and will play the No. 4 seed Adelphi University.

All games will be at Dowling Gymnasium in Oakdale, N.Y. Play begins on November 18 and will run until the championship game on November 20.

NCAA Division II Volleyball East Regional
No. 1 Dowling (27-1) vs. No. 8 Caldwell (24-7)
No. 2 New Haven (26-2) vs. No. 7 Pace (22-10)
No. 3 Bridgeport (23-4) vs. No. 6 American International (20-12)
No. 4 Adelphi (19-11) vs. No. 5 C.W. Post (20-12)