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 Post subject: Re: 2017 Season
PostPosted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:42 pm 
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BearCountry wrote:
I think that since SFA beat UCA they will get the 1 seed while UCA will get the 2 seed for the tourney if both win out.

Good point on sharing the championship -- I had forgotten 2012 co-champs.

Interestingly, since UCA and SFA only played once, section 12.03.04.02 (c) of JRK's post below should determine top seed. I'm still too lazy to do the math.

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 Post subject: Re: 2017 Season
PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 10:45 am 
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Biggest game of the year tonight at 6.

Beat McNeese and they only have ONE more game to win the regular season championship!

Get out there fans! =D>


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 Post subject: Re: 2017 Season
PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:17 pm 
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Not sure I have ever seen this at The Prince...........

UCA wins first two sets 25-18 and 25-18..then McNeese comes out after break and wins 26-24 but turns it on to win Game 4 by 25-17.......... Game 5 was back and forth each pint with VBs behind then taking 10-8 lead only to fall short 20-18.......

McNeese just seems to have our number this season............maybe we get the 3rd time in the tourney............

Won total points 89-76...........won kills 74-63............won digs 76-60.............won blocks and service aces.....however, lost attack errors by 30-21.......and that made the difference down the stretch........teams shot about the same 250 v 247.......

Allen had a heck of a match shooting 560 with 17 kills.......likewise, Anderson was strong with 321 and 25 kills.......Armstrong had a phenomenal 60 assists......

Falls to 12-3/23-4..............last game is Sat at noon in The Prince.........

SFA is 13-2 and finish at home on Sat vs 2-13 Lamar..........


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 Post subject: Re: 2017 Season
PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 10:22 pm 
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Well that's a bummer. 20-18 set 5 must've been pretty exciting. Need to focus on the tournament now.

Go Sugar Bears!

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 Post subject: Re: 2017 Season
PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:27 pm 
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took care of business with Nicholls State today with 3-0 win...........avg margin about 8 points per game....good shooting at 297 but held Nicholls to only 068.........+9 blocks......

Anderson shot a terrific 667 with 10 kills........Nash a strong 333 with 7 kills......

Very good regular season.....13-3/24-4....now get ready for the tourney next Thur at Corpus....


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:20 pm 
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VolleyBears get one final shot at McNeese.............let's get it done............Go UCA!!!

http://www.southland.org/sports/2017/8/9/2017VB.aspx?id=341&

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
Friday, Nov. 17
Match 1 - 11 a.m. No. 1 Stephen F. Austin vs. No. 8 Abilene Christian
Match 2 - 1:30 p.m. No. 4 Houston Baptist vs. No. 5 Northwestern State
Match 3 - 4 p.m. No. 2 Central Arkansas vs. No. 7 McNeese
Match 4 - 6:30 p.m. No. 3 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs. No. 6 Sam Houston State

Saturday, Nov. 18
Match 5 - 12 p.m. Match 1 Winner vs. Match 2 Winner
Match 6 - 2:30 p.m. Match 3 Winner vs. Match 4 Winner

Sunday, Nov. 19
Championship - 3:05 p.m. Match 5 Winner vs. Match 6 Winner


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 Post subject: Re: 2017 Season
PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:10 pm 
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One more time to get past McNeese at 4pm Friday in SLC Tourney......Go VolleyBears!!


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:26 am 
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Round 2 vs #3 seed TAMCC ....wins first two, then Islanders tie at 2-2 before VBs win in OT..........expect a tough match in finals vs #8 Abilene who has beaten #1 SFA and #4 HBU.....starts 3:05pm Sunday

http://www.ucasports.com/news/2017/11/18/VB_111817.aspx?path=wvball

Round 1 Volley Bears finally figure out McNeese State to advance with 3-1 win................

http://www.ucasports.com/news/2017/11/17/VB_111717.aspx?path=wvball


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 Post subject: Re: 2017 Season
PostPosted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:03 pm 
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VolleyBears handle #8 Abilene Christian today by 3-0 to win Southland Tourney........25-22/25-17/25-22 ................now 27-4....

Outhit Cats 33 to 229.........Tippett hit 423 with 14 kills and 18 digs......pretty good day.......Armstrong hit 444 with 22 assists....

Allen, Harry and Armstrong make all -tourney team and Armstrong is MVP.......

Another great year for UCA Volleyball.............they represent UCA superbly.....congrats and good luck in the big dance.........


http://www.ucasports.com/news/2017/11/19/VB_111917.aspx?path=wvball

http://southland.org/documents/2017/11/19/SLC_07.pdf

http://southland.org/news/2017/11/19/womens-volleyball-uca-sweeps-acu-to-win-2017-southland-volleyball-tournament.aspx

UCA Sweeps ACU to Win 2017 Southland Volleyball Tournament
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Central Arkansas claimed its third Southland Conference Volleyball Tournament championship and first since 2013 with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-22) win over Abilene Christian on Sunday in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Junior outside hitter Haley Tippett notched her third double-double of the tournament, and 10th of the season, to help UCA book its automatic qualification to the NCAA Tournament. Tippett led the Sugar Bears in kills and digs with 14 and 18, respectively. UCA posted a .330 hitting percentage, ending the match with 47 kills as Tournament MVP Elizabeth Armstrong dished out 22 assists.

Abilene Christian’s all-tournament selection junior outside hitter Jacey Smith led all players with 18 kills as her setter, all-tournament pick Kendall Bosse, tallied 32 assists for the day. Smith also recorded a double-double with 10 digs.

The Sugar Bears became the first No. 2 seeded team to win the tournament since 2010 when UTSA did so. They will await their fate in the NCAA Tournament when the selection committee announces the first-round matchups on Nov. 26 on ESPNU.

Set One
Down 21-17, UCA rallied seven consecutive points to reach set point and eventually take it 25-22 with a Megan Nash roll. The Sugar Bears fired a .194 clip with Nash and Haley Tippett each putting down three kills. Tippett also led the team in digs with five alongside Amanda Dimon. ACU’s Corinne Grandcolas and Jacey Smith both put up five kills with Grandcolas receiving the Wildcats’ first two points.

Set Two
Eight was the magic number for Tippett in the second set as she led the team in digs and kills with eight in each category for a 25-17 set win. Tippet .727 for a UCA offense that hit a tournament-best .562 for the set. Abbie Harry provided three kills while Savanah Allen, Elizabeth Armstrong and Samantha Anderson each put up a pair. Smith earned seven of ACU’s 12 kills to lead a Wildcat attack that hit .222 for the set.

Set Three
ACU fought back after being behind all set to tie it at 21-21, but UCA followed its timeout with a 4-1 stretch to end the match with a 25-22 set win. Abbie Harry put up six kills on 14 attacks as the Sugar Bears posted a .268 attacking percentage. Emily Doss tallied six digs with Tippett right behind at five. The Wildcats hit a match-best .270 clip with Smith recording six on 18 attacks. Lauren Walker downed all three of her attacks.

All-Tournament Team
Blair Gillard, Houston Baptist
Chloe Simon, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Jacey Smith, Abilene Christian
Kendall Bosse, Abilene Christian
Savanah Allen, Central Arkansas
Abbie Harry, Central Arkansas
Elizabeth Armstrong, Central Arkansas (Tournament MVP)


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 Post subject: Re: 2017 Season
PostPosted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:46 pm 
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Great job, Sugar Bears!

Now on to the big dance... =D>

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 Post subject: Re: 2017 Season
PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:23 pm 
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HC5_0x7Q2Cc&feature=youtu.be

Terrific interview with Coach...........very impressive............

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AntO6Mqp6M

Then MVP Elizabeth Armstrong.........very nice............


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