ROCK HILL, S.C. – Wingate earned the No. 1 seed in next week’s South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Spring Tournament after finishing the spring season with an 8-1 record.
Anderson earned the No. 2 seed as it finished with a 7-2 record. Carson-Newman claimed the No. 3 seed with a 6-3 record, while Queens took the No. 4 seed with a 6-4 record.
Mars Hill finished with a 4-4 record to claim the No. 5 seed. Limestone and Newberry both finished with records of 4-5. The Saints earned the No. 6 seed by virtue of a head-to-head win over Newberry on March 13, giving the Wolves the No. 7 seed.
Rounding out the tournament field, is Tusculum with the No. 8 seed. The Pioneers finished with a 2-3 record and .400 winning percentage. Lincoln Memorial also finished with a .400 winning percentage, but Tusculum won the tiebreaker by virtue of a head-to-head win over the Railsplitters on March 9.
The 2021 South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Spring Tournament will be played at the higher seeds throughout the tournament. The quarterfinals will be played on Tuesday, April 6, followed by the semifinals on Thursday, April 8, and the tournament final will take place on Sunday, April 11.
Due to COVID-19, the South Atlantic Conference Carolinas Volleyball Spring Tournament will follow the host institution’s attendance policies. These policies are based on state, local, and institutional guidelines. Updated spectator policies can be found here:
The 2021 SAC Volleyball Spring Tournament schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, April 6 (at higher seeds)
Game 1: #1 Wingate vs. #8 Tusculum, 7 p.m.
Game 2: #4 Queens vs. #5 Mars Hill, 7 p.m.
Game 3: #2 Anderson vs. #7 Newberry, 7 p.m.
Game 4: #3 Carson-Newman vs. #6 Limestone, 7 p.m.
Thursday, April 8 (at higher seeds)
Game 5: winner game 1 vs. winner game 2, 7 p.m.
Game 6: winner game 3 vs. winner game 4, 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 11 (at higher seed)
Game 7: winner game 5 vs. winner game 6, TBA