Denver to face defending champion Stanford in first round

Denver set to face No. 3 Stanford in first round of NCAA tournament
Denver set to face No. 3 Stanford in first round of NCAA tournament

Release courtesy of DenverPioneers.com

2019 NCAA Volleyball Tournament Bracket

INDIANAPOLIS - The University of Denver Volleyball team will enter its sixth-straight NCAA tournament facing No. 3 Stanford on Friday in Palo Alto, CA (8 PM MT) the NCAA selection committee announced on Sunday.  

The Pioneers will enter Friday with a 23-8 overall record. Denver clinched its automatic berth to the tournament after taking home the Summit League Championship on Nov. 24 with a 3-1 victory over Omaha in Hamilton Gymnasium.

DU will face Stanford for the third time in program history, their last meeting coming in the first round of the 2016 NCAA tournament. Denver dropped the match to the ninth-ranked Cardinal in three sets (25-12, 25-22, 25-20).

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