2017 MIVA Tournament Bracket Set

2017 MIVA Tournament Bracket Set

The field for the 2017 Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Tournament is set.

Ohio State earned the No. 1 seed with an undefeated 16-0 mark in league play. They will host No. 8 Quincy (2-14). The Hawks make the tournament over Fort Wayne via tiebreaker. The two clubs split the two meetings with both winning in five. They both scored the same amount of points in the two matches. The next tie breaker is sets won and lost in league play. Quincy wins this tie breaker with a .285 mark to Fort Wayne's .281.

Lewis (13-3) is the No. 2 seed and will play No. 7 seed Lindenwood (4-12).

Grand Canyon (11-5) holds down the No. 3 seed and will host No. 6 seed McKendree (6-10).

Ball State (9-7) is the No. 4 seed and Loyola (9-7) is the No. 5 seed. Loyola defeated Ball State 3-0 earlier this year but Ball State swept Loyola on Saturday. The next tiebreaker is point differential in the two matches, which Ball State won by a single point.

The quarterfinals will be played April 15. The higher seed will host each match in the MIVA Tournament. The tournament will reseed after the quarterfinals. The semifinals are set for April 19. The MIVA Championship will be played April 22.