BUCS #2 SEED AT NATIONAL TOURNAMENT

Blinn College will open tournament play vs. 15 seed Hutchinson at 11 a.m. Nov. 20

 

The defending national champion Blinn College volleyball team will enter the NJCAA Division I Volleyball Championships as the No. 2 seed in the nation, the NJCAA announced today.

From left: Sophomores Alyssa LaMont, Trinity Alualu, Rachel Sharp, Jaeda Allen, Rachel Reeve and Rebecca Proske return from last season’s national championship squad.
From left: Sophomores Alyssa LaMont, Trinity Alualu, Rachel Sharp, Jaeda Allen, Rachel Reeve and Rebecca Proske return from last season’s national championship squad.

With the second seed, Blinn College will face 15th-seeded Hutchinson Community College on at 11 a.m. Nov. 20 on Court 2 in the Casper Events Center in Casper, Wyo.

The Buccaneers have won the national championship two of the last three years, including last season, when they defeated Region XIV Conference rival Tyler Junior College in five sets in the national championship match.

This year, the Buccaneers (36-1) defeated Tyler in the finals of the Region XIV Conference Championships. Blinn enters the tournament on a 21-match win streak.

For the complete rankings of all 16 teams in the tournament visit seeding page at the NJCAA website. All matches will be televised by NJCAA TV and can be accessed via www.buccaneersports.com.

Blinn has competed in intercollegiate athletics since 1903 and captured 29 NJCAA national championships since 1987. For more information, visit www.buccaneersports.com.

(Story courtesy: Jake Gordon, Blinn Information)

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