SAC Volleyball tournament schedule announced
Lady Lions get rematch with Wesleyan at 10am, Friday
Video livestream, LiveStats webcast access detailed for fans
WAXAHACHIE, Texas -- The Sooner Athletic Conference announced the pairings and schedule of events for this weekend’s SAC volleyball tournament.
Hosted by the regular season champions from Oklahoma Baptist University, the top six teams will convene at the 2,400 seat Mabee Arena in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
The single-elimination venue has a five match path to determine the conference champion. No. 7 ranked OBU (30-5) and #15 Wayland Baptist University (29-5), the top two seeds, will receive a first round bye.
Teams that finished in third through sixth place will battle in the quarterfinals on Friday at 10:00am and 1:00pm.
Southwestern Assemblies of God University (15-15) gets another crack at third seed Texas Wesleyan University (18-17) in Friday morning’s match. The teams split their meetings this fall, the home team taking 3-1 victories.
The winner advances to play Wayland at 4:00pm that afternoon. They swept SAGU twice and defeated Wesleyan 3-0 on the road and 3-1 at home.
In the other bracket, the number four seed, Oklahoma City University (18-13), clashes with number five, John Brown University (15-18) at one o’clock Friday. OKCU took both encounters, in five in Arkansas, and in four at home.
The winner gets the challenge of top seeded OBU at 7:00pm that night.
The two remaining teams play for the title at 2:00pm on Saturday. If OBU and WBU survive, they will do battle for the third time.
The Lady Bison won both matches, in four in Plainview, Texas and edged the Lady Pioneers at home in five.
Fans seeking to follow the action will have two primary options.
All matches will be available through Stretch Internet at: http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/sac.portal#
The cost to view one match is $10. A tourney pass to watch all matches is $20.
A digital webcast, called LiveStats, provides the play-by-play of the accounts of each match. It includes player and team statistics in real time.
Access this service through the NAIA’s Dakstats. The tournament page is at: http://www.dakstats.com/WebSync/Pages/Tournament/TournamentPage.aspx?association=10&sg=WVB&tour=1175
For more information on the Sooner Athletic Conference visit the website at: http://www.soonerathletic.org/
A tournament preview will be posted here on Thursday.
SAC 2013 Volleyball Conference Tournament
Friday, November 15
10:00am #6 SAGU (15-15) vs. #3 Texas Wesleyan (18-17)
1:00pm #5 John Brown (15-18) vs. #4 Oklahoma City (18-13)
4:00pm SAGU/TxWes winner vs. #2 Wayland Baptist (29-5)
7:00pm JBU/OCU winner vs. #1 Oklahoma Baptist (30-5)
Saturday, November 16
2:00pm SAGU/TxWes/WBU winner vs. JBU/OCU/OBU winner
Tournament Site: Shawnee, Oklahoma (Mabee Center / Noble Complex)