November 7, 2010
San Antonio – The St. Mary’s University volleyball team will play Newman University in the first round of the Heartland Conference Tournament at 5:30 p.m. on Fri., Nov. 12.
The game will be held on the campus of St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. St. Mary’s (13-17 overall) is the third seed, while the Newman Jets – whom the Rattlers defeated 3-2 on the road last month – are the No. 2 seed.
The pairings and times were released by the conference Sunday.
Top-seeded St. Edward’s will host No. 4 Dallas Baptist at 8 p.m. Friday. The winners will advance to the conference championship, held at St. Edward’s at 8 p.m. Sat., Nov. 13. The winner of the conference tournament will receive the league’s automatic qualifier for the NCAA tournament.