CAC tournament champion Christopher Newport and regular season champion and tournament runner-up Mary Washington are headed to Huntingdon, Pa. for an eight-team NCAA Volleyball Regional hosted by Juniata.
CNU (25-5), which earned the conference's automatic bid with a thrilling 3-2 triumph over Mary Washington on Saturday, will take on Bethany (W.V.) (22-9) in Friday's first round. UMW (20-11), which claimed one of the 19 Pool C at-large bids into the field, will take on former CAC foe Marymount (26-4) in opening round action. Other first-round matchups in the Juniata regional include host Juniata (24-3) vs. Notre Dame (Md.) (25-4) and Thomas More (31-3) vs. Pitt Bradford (20-12).
This marks CNU's 12th straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament, while UMW advances to NCAA's for the third time in the last four seasons.