The first semifinal on Saturday, Nov. 17 will be between top-seeded Fairfield and fourth-seeded Niagara University at 1 p.m. The Stags were victorious in both regular-season matchups, defeating the Purple Eagles in straight sets on Oct. 14 at the Gallagher Center and on Nov. 10 at Alumni Hall.
The second semifinal will feature second-seeded Siena College and third-seeded Canisius College at 4:00 p.m. The teams split their regular season matches, with the Griffs earning a 3-1 win over the Saints at the Alumni Recreation Center on Sept. 16 and the Saints claiming a 3-0 victory over the Griffs at the Koessler Athletic Center on Oct. 20.
The championship final will take place on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 1:00 p.m. The winner of that match will receive the league's automatic bid to the 2012 NCAA Division I Volleyball Championship.
Fans can also view the championship awards show via MAAC.TV. The event will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16. Fans are encouraged to log in a few minutes early so that they can register to view the event.
Be sure to visit maacsports.com for updates throughout the week regarding the 2012 MAAC Volleyball Championship.