Nov. 22, 1999
NKU TO MEET NORTH ALABAMA IN ELITE 8
Norse play at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 against North Alabama
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - The Northern Kentucky University volleyball team will meet the University of North Alabama (35-6) at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2, in the NCAA Division II Elite Eight at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek, Mich.
NKU, now 32-1 with 25 consecutive victories entering the NCAA Division II Elite Eight, is ranked No. 3 nationally. The Norse are making their second straight trip to the Elite Eight, and NKU is looking for its first-ever national championship.
If NKU defeats North Alabama, the Norse would play in the national semifinals on Friday, Dec. 3, at 8:30 p.m. against the winner of the North Dakota State/Brigham Young University-Hawaii match. The national championship match will be played on Saturday, Dec. 4, at a time to be announced.