Top-Seeded Women’s Volleyball Hosts No. 8 Mitchell in NECC Quarterfinals Tuesday

Top-Seeded Women’s Volleyball Hosts No. 8 Mitchell in NECC Quarterfinals Tuesday

QUINCY, Mass.- The top-seeded Eastern Nazarene College women's volleyball team welcomes eighth-seeded Mitchell in the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Tournament quarterfinals Tuesday evening.

BASICS:

Date: 10/30/18

Location: Lahue Physical Education Center | Quincy, Mass.

Time: 6:30 pm

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HOW THEY GOT HERE:

Eastern Nazarene finished the regular season with an 18-6 overall record and captured a share of the NECC regular-season title with an 8-1 mark. The Mariners boast a 3-16 record on the year and posted a 2-7 record in conference play this season.

 

POSTSEASON HISTORY:

Eastern Nazarene is making its first-ever trip to the NECC Tournament after joining the conference this year. The Lions' previous postseason appearance came in 2013 with a trip to the Commonwealth Coast Conference Tournament quarterfinals.

 

LIONS VS. MARINERS:

Eastern Nazarene cruised to a 3-0 victory at Mitchell earlier this season.

 

ALL-CONFERENCE RECOGNITION:

Eastern Nazarene landed a pair on the All-New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) first team. Ruth Aguilar (Tegucigalpa, Honduras) was named the NECC Rookie of the Year while Courtney McCarthy (Merrimack, N.H.) joined her on the all-conference first team. Sophomore Samantha Caldwell (Quincy, Mass.) was selected to the NECC Del Malloy Sportsmanship Team.