GENEVA, OHIO – Tickets for the 2012 Mid-American Conference Volleyball Tournament at SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased online at by clicking here or by calling 440-466-1002.
The 2012 Mid-American Conference Women's Volleyball Tournament will take place November 16 -18 with the quarterfinals taking place Friday, November 16, semifinal matches will be held Saturday, November 17 and the Championship match will be held Sunday, November 18. The top-eight teams in the conference will travel to the tournament for a chance for an automatic bid to the 2012 NCAA Volleyball Tournament. Last season a record four MAC volleyball teams received bids to the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship tournament. 2011 MAC Tournament Champion Central Michigan received an automatic bid while Ball State, Northern Illinois and Western Michigan each received At-Large bids.
Fans are encouraged to come out early and visit the MAC Volleyball Fan Fest. All Fan Fest activities are free with a tournament ticket. Activities will include MAC Bean Bag Toss, MAC School Tattoos, Health and Fitness Activities, Sign Making and much more!!!
For more information and to keep up-to-date with MAC Volleyball visit the MAC website at www.mac-sports.com.
Founded in 1946, the Mid-American Conference is an NCAA Division I, 12-member conference that sponsors 23 championships and is one of 11 members of the Football Bowl Subdivison (FBS). With total enrollment of nearly 300,000 students, the league represents institutions of higher learning in six (6) states - Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New York, and Ohio. In addition a 13th school – University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA. -- is an affiliate member for football only.
Current MAC schools that hold full membership and the year they joined are -- East Division: University of Akron (1992), Bowling Green State University (1952), University at Buffalo (1998), Kent State University (1951), Miami University (1947), Ohio University (1946). West Division: Ball State University (1973), Central Michigan University (1971), Eastern Michigan University (1971), Northern Illinois University (1975-86, rejoined in 1997), University of Toledo (1950), Western Michigan University (1947). The University of Massachusetts (2012) competes in the East Division in football only. The conference office is based in Cleveland, Ohio.