Date and Time Set for Rams' Opening Round Match in 2017 NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Tournament

2017 NCAA DIVISION II ATLANTIC REGIONAL TOURNAMENT CENTRAL

WHEELING, WVA – A date and time has been set for the Winston-Salem State Rams' first match in the 2017 NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Tournament. After earning the eighth seed in the tournament, the Rams will take on the top-seeded host Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals in a 7:30 p.m. match on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

The match will be held at the Alma Grace McDonough Center-Performance Gymnasium on the campus of Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, West Virginia.

The Rams earned their spot in the post-season tournament when the team claimed its second Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) volleyball championship in three seasons. Thursday's game will be the second meeting between the Rams and the Cardinals as the two teams met in the opening round of the 2015 NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Tournament. The Rams took a three-set loss in that match.

Tickets for the 2017 NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Tournament are $10 for adults for a single match or $25 for an all-day tournament pass. Tickets for students are $5 with senior citizen tickets that are $5.

Live statistics and live video will be available through www.WSSURams.com as well as on Wheeling Jesuit's athletics website, www.athletics.wju.edu.

For more information on Rams volleyball, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com.