Mary Washington, Christopher Newport and Salisbury each posted 3-0 sweeps while York outlasted Frostburg State in a five-set thriller to advance to the CAC Volleyball Tournament semifinals Tuesday night.
Top-seeded Mary Washington blanked eighth-seeded St. Mary's, second-seeded Christopher Newport swept past seventh-seeded Penn State Harrisburg, third-seeded York held off sixth-seeded Frostburg State 3-2, and fifth-seeded Salisbury posted the lone road win of the night with a 3-0 triumph at fourth-seeded Southern Virginia.
With the victories, the CAC semifinals are now set to take place in Fredericksburg and Newport News. UMW will welcome Salisbury to the Anderson Center for a 7 p.m. start on Thursday, while York visits CNU, also set for 7 p.m. start.
2018 Capital Athletic Conference Tournament Schedule
First Round - Tuesday, Oct. 30
Match 1: at #1 Mary Washington 3, #8 St. Mary's 0
Match 2: #5 Salisbury 3, at #4 Southern Virginia 0
Match 3: at #2 Christopher Newport 3, #7 Penn State Harrisburg 0
Match 4: at #3 York 3, #6 Frostburg State 2
Semifinal Round - Thursday, Nov. 1
Match 5: #5 Salisbury at #1 Mary Washington, 7 p.m.
Match 6: #3 York at #2 Christopher Newport, 7 p.m.
Championship - Saturday, Nov. 3
Match 7: Winner Match 5 vs. Winner Match 6 (at highest remaining seed)