UMF seeded third, set to host GMC Saturday

UMF seeded third, set to host GMC Saturday

FARMINGTON, Maine -- The University of Maine at Farmington women's volleyball team finished third in the North Atlantic Conference and is set to host No. 6 Green Mountain College in the NAC First Round Saturday.

The quarterfinal match is tabbed for an 11 a.m. start.

The Beavers (13-9 overall, 5-2 NAC) and Eagles (5-15, 2-5) met last weekend at Castleton State College with UMF taking a 3-1 win (25-23, 25-18, 19-25, 25-19).

Colby-Sawyer College finished the NAC season a perfect 7-0 in league play, and has earned the top seed in the upcoming NAC Championship. The Chargers (16-14, 7-0) have earned a bye through the first round, and will host the semifinal and final rounds on Nov. 4 and 5.

Four-time defending conference champion Maine Maritime Academy (20-4, 6-1) finished second in the league standings and have also earned a bye to the semifinal round.

Fourth-seeded Husson University (16-11, 4-3) will host the other first-round match versus fifth-seeded Lyndon State College (6-14, 3-4) on Saturday.

First-round winners will advance to the semifinals held at Colby-Sawyer on Nov. 4. Semifinal game times for Friday are 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. with the championship on Nov. 5 at 12:00 p.m.

The NAC Champion receives an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III Championship.