Morrisville State to Face Ithaca in NCAA First Round

Morrisville State will play in the Clarkson Regional of the NCAA Tournament
Morrisville State will play in the Clarkson Regional of the NCAA Tournament

Release courtesy of Morrisville State

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The three-time North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Champions, learned of their first-round draw and NCAA Regional location on Monday afternoon. Morrisville defeated Penn State Abington 3-0 in the championship match on Sunday, earning the automatic qualifying bid into the NCAA Division III National Tournament.
 
At 12:30 PM it was announced that the Mustangs drew a first-round match against the Bombers of Ithaca College in the Potsdam Regional hosted by Clarkson University.  Morrisville and Ithaca will square off at 3 PM on Friday, November 15.
 
Joining the Mustangs and Bombers in Potsdam is the tournament host, Clarkson University.  Other selections include The College at Brockport, Wellesley College, Westfield State University, St. John Fisher College, and Wesleyan University.
 
St. John Fisher and Wesleyan will kick off the regional quarterfinal round at 12:30 PM.  After the Mustangs and Bombers play at 3 PM, Brockport will play Wellesley at 5:30 PM.  The quarterfinal round will conclude with Westfield State against Clarkson.  The winners will move on to the semi-final round on Saturday with match times set for 2:30 and 5 PM.  The regional final is set for Sunday at 1 PM.  The winner of the Potsdam Regional will move on to the NCAA National Championship Tournament in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
 
For spectators planning on traveling to the regional competition, single-session tickets will be available.  Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for students, and $3 for children.  In addition, all-session passes will be available.  Cost for all-session passes are $12 for adults, $10 for students, and $7 for children.
 
If fans are unable to attend the NCAA Division III Volleyball Potsdam Regional, Clarkson University will be providing live video streaming for each match along with live statistics.  Links to Morrisville's contests can be found on the volleyball schedule on our athletics website.  Links will also be available on the tournament website which can be found on Clarkson University's athletics page (www.clarksonathletics.com).
 
Finally, all fans are encouraged to follow the action via social media.  Morrisville will be providing updates on all of our social media platforms.  In addition, Clarkson will be providing updates on Twitter @ClarksonUSports.
 
SUNY Morrisville's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
 
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2019 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2019 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about SUNY Morrisville, visit www.morrisville.edu.