Dayton Headed To Illinois For First And Second Rounds
DAYTON – The University of Dayton volleyball team will square off against Louisville in the First Round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament on November 30. Dayton will play at third-seeded Illinois in Champaign, Illinois, and first serve between the Flyers and Cardinals is set for 5:30 p.m. on Friday.
Dayton (23-7) earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament with its 3-2 Atlantic 10 Championship win over VCU on Nov. 18. It was the Flyers’ league-record 12th tournament title and UD will be making the program’s 13th appearance in the NCAA field of 64.
The Flyers and Cardinals have previously met 13 times with UofL holding a slim 7-6 lead in the series. The two last squared off in Dayton on Sept. 20, 2008, with UD claiming a 3-2 win.