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Volleyball - Tue, Nov. 8, 2011
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BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - The bracket for the 2011 Appalachian Athletic Conference Volleyball Tournament is set, and Union is the top-seeded team.

The three-day event will get underway Wednesday at the MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center in Kingsport, Tenn.

Union awaits to see who its opening-round opponent. The Lady Bulldogs will play against the winner of the match between of No. 8 Bluefield (Va.) and No. 9 Tennessee Wesleyan at :30 p.m. Wednesday.

The tournament is a nine-team event, being single-elimination through the quarterfinal round with it being double-elimination during the semifinal and championship rounds.A

Here are tournament seedings:
No. 1 - Union (17-15 overall, 14-2 AAC)
No. 2 - Bryan (19-17 overall, 13-3 AAC)
No. 3 - Montreat (21-13 overall, 13-3 AAC)
No. 4 - Columbia (S.C.) (23-10 overall, 11-5 AAC)
No. 5 - Milligan (Tenn.) (11-18 overall, 9-7 AAC)
No. 6 - Virginia Intermont (10-21 overall, 6-10 AAC)
No. 7 - Reinhardt (Ga.) (8-21 overall, 4-12 AAC)
No. 8 - Bluefield (Va.) (7-25 overall, 2-14 AAC)
No. 9 - Tennessee Wesleyan (5-22 overall, 0-16 AAC)

The tournament schedule goes as follows:
Wednesday, Nov. 9
Game 1 - No. 8 Bluefield vs. No. 9 Tennessee Wesleyan - 11 am
Game 2 - No. 4 Columbia vs. No. 5 Milligan - 3:30 pm
Game 3 - No. 3 Montreat vs. No. 6 Virginia Intermont - 3:30 pm
Game 4 - No. 1 Union vs. Game 1 winner - 6:30 pm
Game 5 - No. 2 Bryan vs. No. 7 Reinhardt - 6:30 pm

Thursday, Nov. 10
Game 6 - Game 3 winner vs. Game 5 winner - 11 am
Game 7 - Game 2 winner vs. Game 4 winner - 1 pm
Game 8 - Game 6 loser vs. Game 7 loser - 4 pm
Game 9 - Game 6 winner vs. Game 7 winner - 6pm

Friday, Nov. 11
Game 10 - Game 8 winner vs. Game 9 loser - 10 am
Game 11 - Game 9 winner vs. Game 10 winner - 2 pm
Game 12 - Game 11 winner vs. Game 11 loser - 4 pm (if necessary)

For more information, please visit the tournament page.