Courtesy: MAAC Sports

Stags Headed To Michigan State For NCAA Championship First Round

Courtesy:  MAAC Sports
Release:  November 28, 2016

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Fairfield University volleyball team – 2016 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Champions – will head to ­­­­­­­­­­East Lansing to meet ninth-seeded and 15th-ranked Michigan State in the NCAA Championship First Round on Friday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. The Stags enter their second consecutive NCAA postseason at 28-5 overall and riding a 22-match winning streak – the nation’s longest active streak.

The Spartans of Michigan State are 24-8 this fall, hosting NCAA action at Jenison Field House after reaching the Second Round last year with a win over Arkansas State followed by a loss at host Washington. Cleveland State (25-5) and Arizona (18-14) will meet in Friday's opening match at 5 p.m. The winners of the two First Round contests will play on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

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The Stags will depart campus on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. from Alumni Hall. All are invited to attend as the campus community sends the Stags off to the NCAA postseason!


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