INDIANAPOLIS, IND. - The Seton Hall women's volleyball team will play in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history. The Pirates learned on Sunday that they had earned an at-large bid to the 64-team tournament and will face Brigham Young on Thursday, Dec. 4 at 6:00 p.m. ET at the University of Arizona.
Just over 24 hours removed from falling in the BIG EAST Championship game, the Pirates found out their season isn't over.
The Pirates enter their first-ever NCAA Tournament with a record of 28-7, their second-most wins in program history. Furthermore, it's only the third time in Seton Hall history that the Pirates have enjoyed single-digit loss season. Seton Hall's 15-3 BIG EAST Conference record is also a team-best. The Pirates' prior record for conference wins was only eight, a number The Hall nearly doubled this season. Lastly, Seton Hall qualified for the BIG EAST Tournament for the first time since 2011. Due to the reconstruction of the conference, the Pirates were automatically a part of the semifinals for the first time since 1994.
Should Seton Hall defeat BYU, it will face either host Arizona or Yale in the second round.