Nov. 16, 2012
GENEVA, Ohio - The No. 4-seeded Northern Illinois volleyball team will take on No. 1 seed Ohio on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 1:30 p.m. CT in the Mid-American Conference Tournament semifinals at SPIRE Institute. The winner will go on to the championship match Sunday at 12 p.m. to face the winner of No. 3 Western Michigan versus No. 2 Bowling Green or No. 7 Eastern Michigan.
The Huskies (20-13, 10-6 MAC) topped Akron in four sets to advance, while Ohio (20-9, 14-2 MAC) swept Ball State. The series between the two schools is locked at 14-14 as Ohio knotted it with a 3-1 win in Athens, Ohio earlier this season on Oct. 19. The teams last met in the MAC Tournament in the 2010 championship match as Ohio won in three sets.
The match will feature live stats and video through MAC-Sports.com.