Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced its 2023 SWAC Volleyball Tournament seedings following the conclusion of regular season play.
Alabama State (16-0 SWAC) enters the tournament as the No. 1 seed .
Prairie View A&M claimed the No. 2 seed (13-3 SWAC), while Florida A&M claimed the No. 3 seed (12-4 SWAC) followed by No. 4 seed Alabama A&M (11-5 SWAC).
Jackson State (10-6 SWAC) enters the tournament as the No. 5 seed.
Grambling State claimed the No. 6 seed (8-8 SWAC), while Texas Southern claimed the No. 7 seed (8-8 SWAC) followed by No. 8 seed Bethune-Cookman (7-9 SWAC).
In the event of a tie in conference records the league’s tiebreaker policy was used to determine final seedings.
The tournament will be played in a single-elimination format with action set to start at 11:00 a.m. CST on Friday, Nov. 17th with matches slated to run through Sunday, Nov. 19th at the William Nicks Building located on the campus of Prairie View A&M University.
Quarterfinals and semifinals matches will be available live on the SWAC Digital Network.
The complete tournament bracket can be found at the link above. Please click here to purchase tickets for the event.
Friday, November 17
Match 1 – No. 1 Alabama State vs. No. 8 Bethune-Cookman- 11:00 am
Match 2 – No. 4 Alabama A&M vs. No. 5 Jackson State- 1:30 pm
Match 3 – No. 2 Prairie View A&M vs. No. 7 Texas Southern- 4:00 pm
Match 4 – No. 3 Florida A&M vs. No. 6 Grambling State- 6:30 pm
Saturday, November 18
Match 5 – Winner Match 1 vs. Winner Match 2 – 2:00 pm
Match 6 – Winner Match 3 vs. Winner Match 4 – 4:30 pm
Sunday, November 19
Match 7 – Championship- 3:00 pm
All times listed Central Standard Time (CST)