Nov. 8, 1999
NKU TO HOST GLVC TOURNAMENT THIS WEEK
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - The Northern Kentucky University volleyball team, which owns a 27-1 record after winning road matches at Southern Indiana and Kentucky Wesleyan this past weekend, will play host to the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament this Thursday, Friday and Saturday (Nov. 11, 12, 13) in Regents Hall.
NKU will face Saint Joseph's College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the first round. The winner of that match will face the winner of the Southern Illinois at Edwardsville/Missouri-St. Louis match at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the semifinals. The championship is set for 2 p.m. Saturday.
NKU has won 20 consecutive matches entering the GLVC Tournament, and the Norse are looking for their third consecutive GLVC championship. NKU is ranked No. 3 nationally in the NCAA Division II poll and No. 1 in the Great Lakes Region poll.
REGENTS HALL STREAK: NKU has won 48 consecutive matches against GLVC opponents in Regents Hall dating back to Sept. 3, 1995, when Indiana-Purdue at Fort Wayne defeated NKU in five games.
The victory extended NKUs overall homecourt winning streak to 29 consecutive matches, which dates back to 1997. The last team to beat NKU in Regents Hall was the University of New Haven, which knocked off the Norse in four games on Nov. 9, 1997.
GLVC TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS
(at Northern Kentucky University, Regents Hall)
Thursday, Nov. 11
Match #1: Bellarmine (14-18) vs. Wisconsin-Parkside (18-16), noon
Match #2: Southern Illinois at Edwardsville (21-10) vs. Missouri-St. Louis (11-15), 2:30 p.m.
Match #3: Indiana-Purdue at Fort Wayne (22-7) vs. Southern Indiana (12-12), 5 p.m.
Match #4: Northern Kentucky (27-1) vs. Saint Joseph's (19-10), 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 12
Match 1 winner vs. Match 3 winner, 5 p.m
Match 2 winner vs. Match 4 winner, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 13
Championship, 2 p.m.