Mastodons to play Cards in tourney
IPFW will play Ball State in the opening round of the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association tournament at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Worthen Arena in Muncie.
The sixth-seeded Mastodons (13-12, 5-9 MIVA) defeated No. 9-ranked Lewis 3-0 in their final regular season match Saturday at the Gates Center.
Lewis (19-9, 10-4) is the No. 1 overall seed and has a first-round bye.
It will be the third meeting between IPFW and Ball State (20-5, 9-5). In February, IPFW defeated the Cardinals in Muncie, 3-1, but last month, Ball State returned the favor with a 3-1 win at the Gates Center. The win over IPFW is part of a 12-match winning streak for Ball State.
In other first-round pairings, No. 2 seed Loyola will be home to No. 7 Quincy on Friday, and No. 4 seed Ohio State will play host to No. 5 seed Grand Canyon on Saturday.
Butler, MSU to meet at Sport Club
More college soccer is headed Fort Wayne’s way.
On Friday, Michigan State will play Butler at the Fort Wayne Sport Club in a free exhibition match. Game time is 5:30 p.m.
Michigan State is the 2012 Big Ten champion.
A fundraiser benefiting the Pat Teagarden Coaching Education Memorial Fund, featuring local musician and former Teagarden player Adam Strack, is scheduled for immediately after the game.
Admission is $5 per person.
– Journal Gazette