Volleyball Heads to the Magic City for SAA Volleyball Tournament

Credit: Erin Cassell
Credit: Erin Cassell

Tournament Central | Bracket

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee volleyball team will begin postseason play on Friday, as the Tigers will face 4-seed Millsaps in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Southern Athletic Association Volleyball Tournament, hosted by Birmingham-Southern College.

THE BASICS
4) Sewanee (19-9, 8-6) vs. 5) Millsaps (17-13, 6-8)
Friday, Nov. 8 | 7 p.m.
Bill Battle Coliseum, Birmingham, Ala.
All-Time Record vs. Millsaps: Millsaps leads, 37-18
Regular Season Results: Sewanee swept both regular season matches on Oct. 5 and Oct. 20.

REGION RANKING: The Sewanee volleyball team, for the third straight week, remains as one of the top teams in the region as the Tigers enter the postseason at eighth in the latest NCAA Division III Volleyball Regional Rankings, announced by the National Collegiate Athletic Association on Wednesday.

CONFUSING DEFENSES FROM THE FIRST SERVE: Lilly Reilly, after a career-high six aces against Salem on Sunday, now has surpassed teammate Constance Connolly for the most aces in the SAA in 2019.

The sophomore will look to become the all-time leader in SAA history in the category. She's two away from Birmingham-Southern's Rachel Lee, who had 61 in 2017.

SETTING IT ALL UP: Constance Connolly enters the postseason with 896 assists in 100 sets this season to lead the conference. The Germantown, Tenn. native, who finished with the top mark in the category last year, surpassed the 2,500-assist mark against the Mississippi University for Women in October.

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