The North Idaho College volleyball team is advancing to its third consecutive trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) tournament in West Plains, MO., Nov. 15-17.
All national tournament games will be streamed live on the Internet. To watch the webcasts, go to www.nicathletics.com and click “Live Webcasts.” NIC is seeded No. 7 in the 16-team national tournament, and will face 10th seeded Hutchinson Community College of Kansas. The opening tournament game is scheduled for 9 a.m. (Pacific time) on Thursday, Nov. 15. Go to www.njcaavbd1.com for the entire tournament bracket.
The Lady Cardinals (22-5) were regional runners up at the Nov. 2-3 Region 18 tournament hosted by the College of Southern Idaho. Region 18 is the only conference in the NJCAA that receives two automatic bids to the NJCAA volleyball national tournament, due to the league’s strength of schedule and prior national tournament performance.