INDIANAPOLIS (October 26, 2011) - The Rollins Tars volleyball team received their highest region ranking in program history as the Tars were ranked second in the south region, it was announced Wednesday.
Rollins has culminated a 13-4 in-region record to place them second behind Sunshine State Conference foe No. 1 Tampa. The Spartans have gone undefeated this season and are 15-0 in-region with a 23-0 overall mark.
Of the 10 teams ranked in the south region, five belong to the Sunshine State Conference. With the No. 1 Spartans and Tars in the top-two spots, the Eckerd Tritons rank third, followed by Florida Southern in seventh, and the Saint Leo Lions in ninth.
The top seven teams in the region will earn a bid to the 2011 NCAA Division II South Region Tournament with a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) earning an automatic bid for the eighth and final spot.
Rollins will continue their road stint as they head to St. Petersburg to face the Eckerd Tritons on Saturday, Oct. 29. First serve is set for 4 p.m. For the most recent news on the Tars, check out the Tars online at RollinsSports.com.