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MSU Draws Creighton in NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship Opening Round

Apr 6, 2021

Credit MSU Athletics

After claiming the program's first Ohio Valley Conference Regular Season and Tournament Championships, Morehead State Volleyball opponent and match information has been released for the upcoming NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship.

The Eagles matchup with the Creighton Bluejays in an opening-round match slated for 3:30 p.m. ET at the CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb. The match features in the upper left quadrant of the 48-team bracket with the winner of the match advancing to face No. 8 overall seed Florida.

The 2020-21 Women's Volleyball Championship marks the third overall NCAA Tournament appearance for Morehead State and the ninth overall postseason appearance in program history.

Overall, the Eagles are 0-2 at the NCAA Tournament, competing in the 2011 NCAA West Lafayette Regional and the 2013 Champaign Regional.

MATCHUP

Morehead State (16-1; 15-1 OVC) vs. Creighton (12-3; 7-1 Big East)

Location: CHI Health Center Omaha (Omaha, Neb.)

Time: 3:30 p.m. ET

Broadcast: ESPN3

Series: No prior meetings

NCAA TOURNAMENT HISTORY

2011 (West Lafayette [Ind.] Regional)

Opening Round: Dec. 2, 2011 vs. Purdue (L, 3-0; 16-25, 15-25, 23-25)

2013 (Champaign [Ill.] Regional)

Opening Round: Dec. 6, 2013 vs. Illinois (L, 3-0; 22-25, 21-25, 16-25)