Kean Headed To Vassar In Opening Round

Kean Headed To Vassar In Opening Round

The Kean University men's volleyball team is headed to Vassar College to face off against St. Joseph's College-Long Island in first round action of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, April 20th.

The Cougars are currently producing their best record in program history (33-2) and are on a 27 game winning streak.  Kean met the Golden Eagles earlier this season, winning in straight sets.  St. Joseph's won the Skyline Conference's automatic bid and sports a 23-8 overall mark in just their second season as a Division III varsity sport.

The winner of Friday's matchup will then go on to face host Vassar College (22-7) on Saturday, April 21st.  Vassar fell to Stevens in straight sets in the UVC Championship on Sunday but received one of two at-large berths in the NCAA Tournament. 

The Cougars have a 5-1 record against members of the tournament field (wins over St. Joseph's-LI, Elms, Lancaster Bible, Hunter and Dominican with a loss to Stevens).  Kean is just one of two programs (Springfield College) who has been a part of every NCAA Division III Tournament since its inception.

NCAA Bracket