Wildcats seeded third in Elite Eight


The Wayne State volleyball team will carry the No. 3 seed into the Elite Eight for the NCAA Div. II Women’s Volleyball Championships that begin Thursday in Moon Township, Pa.

The 31-2 Wildcats will face sixth-seed Cal State Los Angeles in an 11 a.m. Central Time contest, with the winner moving on to Friday’s 4 p.m. semifinal against either No. 2 seed Missouri-St. Louis or No. 7 Anderson out of South Carolina.

The other half of the bracket includes defending champion and No. 4-seeded West Texas A&M taking on No. 5 seed Clarion at 4 p.m., with top-seeded Tampa facing No. 8 seed Bentley at 6:30 p.m. The winners of those two games play the second semifinal at 6:30 p.m.
The finals are set for Saturday at 4 p.m.

NCAA Div. II Volleyball Elite Eight
at Moon Township, Pa.
Thursday’s Quarterfinals
11 a.m. — No. 3 Wayne State (31-2) vs. No. 6 Cal State Los Angeles (21-10)
1:30 p.m. — No. 2 Missouri-St. Louis (33-1) vs. No. 7 Anderson (28-5)
4 p.m. — No. 4 West Texas A&M (31-3) vs. No. 5 Clarion (28-6)
6:30 p.m. — No. 1 Tampa (31-1) vs. No. 8 Bentley (25-6)
Friday’s Semifinals
4 p.m. — WSC/CSLA winner vs. MSL/Anderson winner
6:30 p.m. — Tampa/Bentley winner vs. WTAM/Clarion winner
Saturday’s Championship
4 p.m. — Semifinal winners