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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Covenant volleyball team will open the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, Nov. 9 against Birmingham Southern. The match will take place at the Woodruff PE Center, on the campus of Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., at 12:30 p.m. EST.
It will be the second meeting this year between Covenant (24-7) and Birmingham Southern (20-8). The Panthers defeated the Lady Scots in four sets on Sept. 2 in Birmingham, Ala. Thursday's winner will face either Berry or Hanover on Friday, Nov. 10 at 4:30 p.m. The region championship is set for Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m.
Covenant is making its second-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament, with both coming in the last three seasons. The Lady Scots are currently riding a program-record 16-match win streak. Covenant's last loss was Sept. 28 at Emory.
Live stats and live video links, will become available later in the week.
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