Volleyball Wins Regional Championship, Soccer Finishes Season with Strong Tournament Run

The Truman Bulldog volleyball team won the South Central Regional Championship Nov. 23 with a 3-0 victory at top-seeded Emporia State.

The team earned its fifth career trip to the Elite Eight and will now face South Region champion Nova-Southeastern (Fla.) Dec. 4 at a site to be determined.

With a record of 32-7, Truman returns to the Elite Eight for the second time under fourth-year head coach Jason Skoch. The Bulldogs have advanced to the Elite Eight five times, all since 2001, and have reached the national championship match twice but have never captured the title.

Full coverage of the next match will be available on Truman’s Athletics website, http://gobulldogs.truman.edu.

The Truman women’s soccer team had its winning season come to an end Nov. 22 when they lost in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA tournament.

The Bulldogs lost 1-0 to Seattle Pacific at the Truman Soccer Park. The game marked the first loss at home for the team, which ends the season with a record of 18-4-2.

Truman lasted reached the quarterfinals in 2001, with a team that won the MIAA and finished with only three losses.

Next season the team returns all but four starters and look to advance even farther in tournament play.

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