WINGATE, N.C. – The fifth-seeded Lander volleyball team begins its journey at the NCAA Tournament on Thursday as the Bearcats take on fourth-seeded Anderson at 5:00 p.m. in Cuddy Arena at Wingate University.
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• Lander (22-7) earned its highest seeding in NCAA Tournament history with its selection as the fifth-seed in the Southeast Regional.
• Anderson (27-5) was upset in the semifinals of the South Atlantic Conference Tournament to earn the four-seed in the region.
• The Bearcats are making their fourth appearance in the NCAA Tournament, where Lander owns a 1-3 all-time record.
• Lander has never met Anderson in the NCAA Tournament.
• The winner of Friday's match will face the winner of top-seeded Wingate and eighth-seeded Emmanuel on Friday night.