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Published 11/9/2004

Owens Community College Hosts NJCAA Women's Volleyball National Championship, Nov. 11-13

Division II NJCAA National Volleyball Championship The top 12 Division II intercollegiate volleyball teams from across the country will converge on Owens Community College this week to compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women's Volleyball National Championship, Thursday-Saturday, November 11-13.

This marks the fourth 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 on Thursday, November 11, with pool play matches occurring at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. On Friday, November 12, pool play matches continue at 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. Quarterfinal matches will take place at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Semifinal matches are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 13. The consolation match will occur at 12 p.m., while the NJCAA National Championship match will start at 2 p.m.

The list of 12 teams competing in the tournament are St. Clair County Community College of Port Huron, Michigan (58-2); Scottsdale Community College of Scottsdale, Arizona (29-10); Kishwaukee College of Malta, Illinois (39-8); Illinois Central College of East Peoria, Illinois (35-7); Kirkwood Community College of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (40-11); Kellogg Community College of Battle Creek, Michigan (41-12); Dodge City Community College of Dodge City, Kansas (32-10); Independence Community College of Independence, Kansas (38-8); Kankakee Community College of Kankakee, Illinois (44-5); North Platte Community College of North Platte, Nebraska (24-12); Genesee Community College of Batavia, New York (36-14), and Hagerstown Community College of Hagerstown, Maryland (29- 7).

All matches will be played at the College's Student Health and Activities Center (SHAC) on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens 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 and individuals with a valid college student ID are admitted free. For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact the College's Athletics Office at (567) 661-7974 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7974.

Owens Community College is the fastest-growing higher educational institution in Northwest Ohio with 29 consecutive semesters of enrollment increases. On the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Owens serves more than 44,000 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, 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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