Volleyball and Soccer brackets set for GSAC Tournament
Decatur, GA- The Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) soccer and volleyball tournaments will be hosted by Agnes Scott College from Friday, November 2 through Sunday, November 4. The top five teams in the conference based on regular season standings will qualify for Conference tournament play. Highlights of the weekend include a canned food drive hosted by the Agnes Scott lacrosse team on Friday evening and a visit from the Georgia Special Olympics team on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The weekend officially kicks off at 2 p.m. on the soccer field as the #4 Spelman and #5 Wesleyan face off. That will be followed by the first round of the volleyball tournament in the gym at 4:30 p.m. in a match featuring #4 Spelman and #5 Wesleyan on the volleyball court.
The Agnes Scott lacrosse team will be collecting non-perishable food items on Friday night to donate to the Atlanta Food Bank. Friday evening will conclude with a banquet for athletes and coaches for the teams competing in the tournament. At the banquet, teams will recognize senior players and all-conference award winners including Player of the Year, Coach of the Year and Freshman of the Year honors.
Saturday will begin with the soccer semifinals at 11:00 a.m. featuring Friday's winner versus #1 seed Salem and 2:00 p.m. with #2 Agnes Scott and #3 Huntingdon squaring off on the field. In the gym, volleyball will play semifinals at 1:00 p.m. with Friday's winner facing #1 Huntingdon and #3 Salem and #2 Agnes Scott doing battle at 3:00 p.m. Saturday also features special guests from the Georgia Chapter of the Special Olympics who will line-up on the court or field as the team’s starters are announced. Saturday concludes with the volleyball championship game at 6:30 p.m. between the winners of the semifinals.
The weekend will conclude on Sunday with the soccer championship game at 1:00 p.m.
Spectator parking will be available in the parking deck on S. McDonough Street and golf cart shuttles will be provided to the gym. Admission tickets will be sold each day and will be valid for the full day. A day pass for Friday is $5 at the door, a day pass for Saturday is $10 and a day pass for Sunday will be $5. Ten percent of the ticket sales will be donated to the Georgia Chapter of the Special Olympics.