The Owls Head To The Hilltop To Open The NCAA Tournament

The Owls Head To The Hilltop To Open The NCAA Tournament


KENNESAW, Ga. ( - The Kennesaw State volleyball team is head to Bowling Green Kentucky to square off with No. 15 seed Western Kentucky in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Volleyball Tournament.

The Owls and Hilltoppers are joined in the Bowling Green regional by SoCon rival Samford and the ACC's Louisville. First round action begins Thursday, Nov. 5 with Samford and Louisville squaring off first at 6 p.m. ET followed by the Owls and Western Kentucky at 8 p.m. ET. Second round play will take place the following Friday (Nov. 6) at 8 p.m. ET.

This will be the first time in program history that KSU and Western Kentucky will face one another.


The ASUN Conference is an NCAA Division I league with nine member institutions committed to Building Winners for Life. The ASUN meets the challenge of maintaining the highest standards in academic and athletic achievement through a true balance between student and athlete. Six ASUN schools reside in Nielsen Top 50 national media markets, and all nine are in top 80 markets. The ASUN includes a blend of the most prestigious and dynamic private and public institutions in the region: Florida Gulf Coast University, Jacksonville University, Kennesaw State University, Liberty University, Lipscomb University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University of North Alabama, University of North Florida and Stetson University. Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky., joins the ASUN for the 2020-21 academic year.