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Valpo Second Seed as League Announces Tournament Seedings
The Crusaders will be the second seed this weekend for the 2009 Horizon League Volleyball Championship. (Ray Acevedo)
The Crusaders will be the second seed this weekend for the 2009 Horizon League Volleyball Championship. (Ray Acevedo)

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Valparaiso has earned the second seed for the 2009 Horizon League Championship in Cleveland, Ohio and receives a bye into the tournament semifinals, as the league officially released the tournament pairings today.

The Crusaders finished the regular season with a 12-4 league mark and at 22-9 overall, finishing one game back of regular season champion Cleveland State.  Valpo will face off with the higher remaining seed out of Friday’s quarterfinal matchups (#3 Milwaukee vs. #6 Green Bay; #4 Butler vs. #5 UIC) at 2:30 p.m. CST on Saturday.  The championship match will be held Sunday afternoon at noon CST.