Bulldog Volleyball Hosts Wayne State In GLIAC Quarterfinals

Bulldog Volleyball Hosts Wayne State In GLIAC Quarterfinals

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Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University women's volleyball team has secured the number two overall seed for the 2012 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament and will host Wayne State in the quarterfinal-round this Wednesday (Nov. 14) evening.

Match time is set for 7 p.m. (ET) inside the Ewigleben Sports Arena in Big Rapids and tickets will be sold beginning one hour prior to match time.

The Bulldogs, who topped number one overall seed Northwood by a 3-0 score in Saturday's regular-season finale, would advance to the semifinals by defeating the seventh-seeded Warriors in Wednesday's quarterfinal match. 

The other quarterfinal-round matches on Wednesday include top-seeded Northwood hosting eighth-seeded Findlay, third-seeded Grand Valley State University hosting number six seed Hillsdale along with fourth-seeded Ashland hosting fifth-seeded Northern Michigan.

The highest remaining seed after the quarterfinals will host the tournament semifinals and final on Saturday (Nov. 17) and Sunday (Nov. 18).

Ferris State currently holds a 23-6 overall record entering Wednesday's quarterfinal and posted a 16-2 mark in GLIAC regular-season action en route to placing second in the conference behind Northwood by a single match this campaign.

Meanwhile, Wayne State is 17-12 on the year and finished 11-7 in league action during the regular-season.

Earlier this year (Oct. 20), the Bulldogs recorded a 3-2 regular-season road triumph over Wayne State in Detroit.

FSU has presently won nine of its last 10 matches to date this season and owns a 11-2 overall home record this campaign.  This year marks the third consecutive season in which Ferris State has faced Wayne State in the GLIAC Quarterfinals with the Bulldogs winning each of the last two years.