Harding Volleyball Upsets No. 3 Nebraska-Kearney 3-2; Advances to Play Concordia-St.-Paul Friday


November 16, 2018

KEARNEY, Nebraska – The No. 8 seed Harding volleyball team upset third-ranked and No. 1 seed Nebraska-Kearney 3-2 (21-25, 25-22, 25-21, 15-25, 15-9) Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Central Region Tournament. The Lady Bisons advance to play ninth-ranked Concordia-St. Paul, the No. 4 seed, Friday at 7:30 p.m.

It was Harding's first win in the NCAA Tournament in its fifth try.

Harding became the first eight-seed to defeat a No. 1 seed in a NCAA regional since Erskine defeated South Carolina-Aiken in 2014.

Harding improved to 28-5 overall and extended its win streak to 14 matches.


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