November 7, 2011

Fourth-Seeded Pacers to Face Host Jaguars in PBC Volleyball Tournament

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The University of South Carolina Aiken volleyball team is the fourth seed in the 2011 Peach Belt Conference Volleyball Tournament to be held Nov. 11-13 at the Christenberry Fieldhouse.

The fourth-seeded Pacers will square off against tournament host and fifth-seeded Augusta State in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament Quarterfinals on Friday, Nov. 11. The match will be the final of four matches on the day and first serve is scheduled for approximately 7 p.m.

Tickets for the 2011 Peach Belt Conference Volleyball Tournament are $5 for adults and $3 for students with ID, seniors and children. Peach Belt Conference students will be admitted free.

All of the matches in the championship will feature live stats and a free live video broadcast.

USC Aiken concluded its Peach Belt Conference campaign with a 7-7 record. The league record tied them for third with UNC Pembroke, but the Braves garnered the third seed in the 2011 Peach Belt Conference Volleyball Tournament using the Peach Belt Conference tiebreaker formula. 

The Pacers and Braves spilt their regular season matches with each winning 3-0 on the other teams home floor. Both the Pacers and Braves lost to Armstrong and Flagler twice, but UNC Pembroke swept Augusta State in two regular season matches, while USC Aiken fell to the fifth-seeded Jaguars twice. 

Currently ranked 10th in the latest NCAA Division II Southeast Region rankings, USC Aiken ended its 2011 regular season with an overall record of 15-15. The Pacers closed out the regular season by going 7-3 in their final 10 matches.

The winner of the USC Aiken-Augusta State match will advance to the Peach Belt Conference Tournament semifinals on Saturday, Nov. 12. The 4-5 winner will play the winner of the top-seeded Armstrong-eighth-seeded Lander match at approximately 6 p.m.

The 2011 Peach Belt Conference Tournament Championship Match is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13.

To learn more about the 2011 Peach Belt Conference Volleyball Tournament, please visit the official tournament website: http://www.jaguarsroar.com/sports/wvball/2011-12/pbctournament

2011 PBC Volleyball Tournament
Hosted by Augusta State

Friday, Nov. 11
#7 Montevallo vs. #2 Flagler, 1 p.m.
#6 Francis Marion vs. #3 UNC Pembroke, 3 p.m.
#8 Lander vs. #1 Armstrong Atlantic State, 5 p.m.
#5 Augusta State vs. #4 USC Aiken, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 12
7-2 Winner vs. 3-6 Winner, 4 p.m.
8-1 Winner vs. 4-5 Winner, 6 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 13
Championship Match, 2 p.m.

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