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Outstanding season concludes for Earlham volleyball following HCAC Finals loss to Transylvania

November 07, 2019

November 10, 2019, 2:45 p.m.

The Earlham College volleyball team (20-9) concludes an outstanding season following a loss to Transylvania in the HCAC Championship Finals on Sunday, November 10, in Lexington, Kentucky. The Quakers defeated Bluffton and Hanover to reach the title match.

For more information, visit https://www.goearlham.com/sports/wvball/index.

November 9, 2019, 7:45 p.m.

The Earlham College volleyball team (20-8) advances to the HCAC Championship Finals with a five-set victory over Hanover in the Semifinals on Saturday. The Quakers play Transylvania on Sunday, November 10, at 1 p.m., at Transylvania in Lexington, Kentucky.

For more information, visit https://www.goearlham.com/sports/wvball/index.

Watch the Championship match at: https://team1sports.com/transy.

A fan bus will follow the Earlham volleyball team on its road to the HCAC Championships this weekend. The Quakers (19-8) play Hanover in the semifinals on Saturday, November 9, at 5 p.m. The title match is set for Sunday, November 10, at 1 p.m.

Thanks to President Anne Houtman, there's no cost for tickets or transportation. The sign-up sheet is located in the Athletics Department Office on the second floor of the Athletics and Wellness Center. Or, you may contact Athletics Administrative Coordinator Allison Franklin at frankal@earlham.edu or 765-983-1414. The deadline is Noon (Eastern) on Friday, November 8.

Coach Lauren Horton's squad advanced to the semifinals with a 3-0 sweep of Bluffton at Druley Perfromance Gymnasium in the Athletics and Wellness Center on Wednesday, November 6.  More information on the team's success is available online at: https://www.goearlham.com/sports/wvball/index.

Here's the Championship Weekend Schedule:

Saturday, November 9

  • Departure from Earlham 2:00 p.m.
  • Game time 5:00 p.m.
  • Return to Earlham 11:00 p.m. (if stopping for dinner at Culver’s)

Sunday, November 10

  • Departure from Earlham 10:00 a.m.
  • Game time 1:00 p.m.
  • Return to Earlham 6:00 p.m. (if stopping for dinner at Qdoba)

Please bring your Earlham ID, money for food, and comfort items for the bus ride.

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Princeton Review ranks Earlham in the Top 15 nationally for Best Classroom Experience, and U.S. News & World Report recognizes the College as one of the nation’s “Most Innovative Schools,” and ranks EC 7th for the percentage of international students on campus, 25th for “Best Undergraduate Teaching” and 34th for “Best Value.”

Brian Zimmerman is director of media relations at Earlham College. He can be reached at 765-983-1256 and zimmebr@earlham.edu.


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