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Multnomah Bible College Volleyball Team Vies for National Championship

11/4/2005

The Volleyball team for Multnomah Bible College will represent the West Region at the 2005 NCCAA National Volleyball Tournament. The Tournament will be held in Lincoln, Illinois Thursday November 10 thru Saturday November 12, 2005.

Multnomah won the NCCAA regional tournament in Phoenix, Arizona to be awarded the opportunity to compete at Nationals. Ashley Wright, senior outside hitter for Multnomah is very excited about Nationals. “We tend to step it up and play hard against teams that are equal to or better than us. We are all very excited about this opportunity and I see us doing really well.”

The ten teams that qualified nationally are ranked as follows: #1 Lincoln Christian College, #2 Baptist Bible College, #3 Southeastern University, #4 Crown College, #5 Clearwater Christian College, #6 Grace University, #7 Providence College, #8 Manhattan Christian College, and #9 Johnson Bible College. Multnomah Bible College is #10.

The team will leave for the event on Tuesday November 8 and arrive home Sunday November 13. Multnomah plays at 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on November 10 and again at 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on November 11. Semifinals and the Championship match will be contested on Saturday, November 13. The results for the tournament will be posted online after each game at www.thenccaa.org. For questions or more information please contact the Multnomah Athletic Department at athletics@multnomah.edu or by phone at 503-251-5395.