November 30, 2012

2012 NAIA National Championship Playoff Bracket:

NAIA_VOLLEYBALL W EVENT LOGO.jpgSanta Clarita, Calif. – With the Lady Mustangs advancing from their pool by the skin of their teeth, the squad now faces the daunting task of taking on the No. 10 Oklahoma Baptist Bison.

TMC’s storybook season was kept alive in the wee hours of Friday morning as the Lady Mustangs navigated a four-set match against Indiana Wesleyan (IWU), followed by winning two back-to-back tiebreakers against Cal State San Marcos and IWU. (Read full recap here.)

The Bison went 32-4 in their 2012 campaign and most recently went 2-1 in their assigned playoff pool. OBU is led by Kristin Pressley who has claimed 582 kills over the course of the Bisons' 36-game season. Not to be overlooked, Sabra Clark leads OBU in assists as the senior setter has tallied 1,253 assists in 2012.

First serve is set for Friday, November 30th, at 10:30 AM (PST).

To watch the Mustangs battle the Bison, click here.* To follow the progression of the match via DakStats webcast, click here.

*NeuLion, the NAIA's official video-streaming company of 12 select NAIA national championship events, will be broadcasting, on line, all single elimination matches of the 2012 Volleyball National Championship. The single-elimination matches' start at 10 a.m. CST on Nov. 30 will be streamed and coverage will continue through the championship match on 8 p.m. CST on Dec. 1. Click here for more information.