Bowling Green and Northern Illinois Set For MAC Championship Match

Updated 11/17/2012

Championship Central

 
GENEVA, Ohio – The 2012 MAC Volleyball concludes Sunday, November 18 when the No. 4 Northern Illinois Huskies will face the No. 2 Bowling Green Falcons at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
 
Northern Illinois advanced to the championship match following a 3-1 quarterfinal win over No. 5 Akron and a dramatic 3-2 semifinal win over No. 1 Akron.   NIU battled back from and 0-2 hole against the top-seeded to claim a spot in their third consecutive MAC Championship game.
 
Bowling Green topped No. 7 Eastern Michigan Friday in the final quarterfinal match in straight sets.  Following a back-and-forth match against Western Michigan in the semifinals, the Falcons took early control of the fifth set and never looked back to advance to the finals.
 
Action can be seen tomorrow starting at 1 PM on SportsTime Ohio and on ESPN3.  To attend tickets may be purchased at the door for $12 or can be bought online at www.spireinstitute.org/macvolleyball.