NCAA Division III Volleyball Committee Announces 2003
Nov. 10, 2003
INDIANAPOLIS---The NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Committee announced today the field of 48 teams for the 2003 Division III Women's Volleyball Championship.
Thirty-six conferences received automatic bids. Seven teams were selected from Pool B, which consists of independent institutions and institutions that are members of conferences that do not meet the requirements for automatic qualification. Five berths were reserved for Pool C, which are institutions from automatic-qualifying conferences that are not conference champions.
The following teams earned at-large bids: California State University, Hayward, Colorado College, Emory University, Frostburg State University, Maryville College (Tennessee), New York University, Skidmore College, Thomas More College, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, Central College (Iowa), and Vassar College.
The first round of the championship will be played November 13-15 and the quarterfinals begin November 22. The finals are scheduled for December 5-6.
The following teams will host regional competition: Juniata College, New York University, Springfield College, Washington University (Missouri), University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, Wittenberg University, University of La Verne, Trinity University (Texas).
The following conferences have been granted automatic qualification:
American Southwest Conference
Atlantic Women's Colleges Conference
Capital Athletic Conference
City University of New York Athletic Conference
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
Commonwealth Coast Conference
Great Northeast Athletic Conference
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Lake Michigan Conference
Little East Conference
Massachusetts State College Athletic Association
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
New England Small College Athletic Conference
New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference
New Jersey Athletic Conference
North Coast Athletic Conference
Northern Illinois-Iowa Conference
Northwest Conference, Ohio Athletic Conference
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
Pennsylvania Athletic Conference
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
State University of New York Athletic Conference
University Athletic Association
USA South Athletic Conference
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.