2021 NAIA Men’s Volleyball Championship – Day 2 Recap

2021 NAIA Men’s Volleyball Championship – Day 2 Recap

DES MOINES, Iowa – After the second day of competition, all 12 qualifying teams have played in at least one match in the 2021 NAIA Men's Volleyball National Championship.


Vanguard (Calif.) def. Indiana Tech, 3-0 (25-12, 25-19, 25-20) BOX SCORE

Lourdes (Ohio) def. Missouri Baptist, 3-0 (25-20, 25-12, 25-17) BOX SCORE

Park (Mo.) def. Georgetown (Ky.), 3-0 (25-17, 25-17, 26-24) BOX SCORE

Missouri Valley def. St. Xavier (Ill.), 3-1 (25-20, 19-25, 25-22, 25-18) BOX SCORE


  • All but one match finished in three sets.
  • In their first appearance, Indiana Tech, Jamestown (N.D.), Missouri Valley and Vanguard (Calif.), have won at least one game so far in pool play.
  • Three teams were eliminated from play today: Georgetown (Ky.), Missouri Baptist and Saint Xavier (Ill.).
  • Thursday is the final day of pool play. Only one team will advance out of each pool into the semifinal.
  • Vanguard (Calif.) set a new championship record in team attack percentage in one match (0.611) after Benedictine Mesa (Ariz.) had broken that same record just the day before.

The NAIA Network – the association's official video-streaming home – will broadcast all pool play matches live at the 2020 NAIA Men's Volleyball National Championship final site in Des Moines, Iowa. The video platform, powered by Stretch Internet, allows users access to live video, statistics and social interaction on a number of devices, including mobile. Single-day passes can be purchased for $9.95, while a pool play pass is $29.95 (April 20-22).


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Championship Information

April 12-16, 2022
MidAmerican Energy Company RecPlex
West Des Moines, Iowa