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Dordt College Volleyball Issued National Tournament At-Large Berth

November 16, 2008

Volleyball

The Dordt College volleyball team has been awarded an at-large berth for the NAIA National Volleyball Tournament which begins Saturday, November 22 with first-round action.  The Defenders were ranked #16 in the rankings released Sunday, November 16.  Dordt took the sixth of nine at-large berths available. 

Dordt College will host Indiana Wesleyan, Saturday night at 7:30.  Indiana Wesleyan is 27-14 this season and won the Mid-Central College Conference's post-season tournament to earn an automatic bid in the NAIA National Tournament. Wesleyan won the tournament after finishing third in the regular season race and beat Taylor in the conference finals.  The Wildcats earned a #23 ranking in final NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Poll released on Sunday. 

The winner of the match advances to the 24-team final site in Sioux City, Iowa with that portion of the tournament to run December 2-6.

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