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Published 10/31/2003
Owens Community College to Host NJCAA Women's Volleyball National Championship, Nov. 13-15

Owens Community College will once again host the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women's Volleyball National Championship, welcoming the top 12 Division II teams from across the country to compete for the national title, November 13-15. The NJCAA National Championship is being sponsored by Coca-Cola.

"We are honored to be chosen among community colleges nationwide to host the highest level of intercollegiate volleyball competition," said Michel Rickard, Owens Director of Athletics. "This is the sixth year that Owens has served as the venue for the NJCAA Women's Volleyball National Championship. I anticipate another exciting week of volleyball."

The winners from 12 national district tournaments in Division II will advance to Owens Community College and compete in the national championship.

This marks the third consecutive year that Owens has hosted the Division II NJCAA National Volleyball Championship. Prior to serving as the Division II National Championship site, Owens hosted the previous three Division III tournaments.

Tournament play begins at 9 a.m. on Thursday, November 13. Pool play continues on Friday, November 14, starting at 10 a.m. Semifinal matches are scheduled to occur at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 15, followed by the NJCAA National Championship match at 2 p.m.

All matches will be played at the College's Student Health and Activities Center (SHAC) on the Toledo-area Campus, which is located on Oregon Road, four miles from Downtown Toledo.

Tickets for the NJCAA Women's Volleyball National Championship are $4 for adults and $2 for youth. Children five and under are admitted free. For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact the College's Athletics Office at (567) 661-7973 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7973.

Owens Community College is the fastest-growing higher educational institution in Northwest Ohio with 26 consecutive semesters of enrollment increases. On the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Owens serves more than 40,000 credit and non-credit students making it the number one choice for new college students. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers over 130 program areas in Agriculture, Business, Fine and Performing Arts, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, Industrial and Engineering Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor 's degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.



 

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