Eagles to Host Patriot League Volleyball Tournament

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Official Patriot League Release

WASHINGTON – For the sixth straight season, American University will serve as the host for the Patriot League Volleyball Tournament, to be played on Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Nov. 18 at Bender Arena.

The top-seeded Eagles (19-12, 13-3) will host No. 4-seed Colgate (14-14, 9-7) in the first semifinal match on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Navy will be the second seed (21-8, 13-3) and faces third-seeded Loyola Maryland (14-15, 9-7) in the other semifinal on Saturday, beginning at 5 p.m.

Semifinal winners will meet in the championship match on Sunday at 2 p.m.

The Eagles clinched home-court advantage for the four-team event by virtue of a season-sweep over Navy. 

AU defeated Colgate in both matches this season, winning 3-1 in Bender Arena on Oct. 6 and 3-0 at Colgate on Nov. 2.



Tickets for the Patriot League Tournament are available at the Bender Arena Box Office or online at the link below.

  • Patriot League Semifinals – Day Pass   
    • Adult – General Admission: $8.00
    • Youth (17 & below) / Senior (65+) – General Admission: $5.00
  • Patriot League Championship   
    • Adult – General Admission: $8.00
    • Youth (17 & below) / Senior (65+) – General Admission: $5.00
  • Group of 10+ (Save 40% off your purchase)   
    • $3 per person
  • AU Students (undergraduates, graduates, & Washington College of Law)   
    • Free admission with valid AU ID


For inquiries e-mail clawed@american.edu or call 202.885.TIXX (8499).

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