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No. 1 Seed Liberty's Volleyball Semifinal Shifted to 7 p.m. Friday
Liberty's opening match of the 2007 Big South Volleyball Championship has been shifted from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday evening at the Vines Center. The No. 1 seed Lady Flames will still meet either No. 4 Coastal Carolina or No. 5 Radford, in the second of two semifinal tilts.
The winner of Liberty's semifinal contest will advance to the Big South championship match, slated for a 4 p.m. Saturday start. The Lady Flames enter the tournament at 24-7 overall and 11-1 in conference action, after winning a school-record 14-straight matches to close the regular season. Liberty won a share of its first Big South regular-season title since 2003.
The Big South Volleyball Championship will open with a trio of opening-round matches on Thursday, beginning at 2 p.m. An automatic bid to the NCAA Division I Volleyball Tournament will await the winner of Saturday's championship match.
Big South Volleyball Championship Bracket
Thursday, Nov. 15 (Quarterfinals)
Match 1: No. 2 Winthrop vs. No. 7 Charleston Southern, 2 p.m.
Match 2: No. 3 High Point vs. No. 6 UNC Asheville, 4:30 p.m.
Match 3: No. 4 Coastal Carolina vs. No. 5 Radford, 7 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 16 (Semifinals)
Match 4: Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2, 4:30 p.m.
Match 5: No. 1 Liberty vs. Winner of Match 3, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 17 (Championship Match)
Match 6: Winner of Match 4 vs. Winner of Match 5, 4 p.m.
(Champion advances to NCAA Volleyball Tournament)