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Men's Volleyball Becomes Official GPAC Sport


(Sioux City, Iowa) – The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) is excited to announce that Men’s Volleyball will begin as an official conference sport starting in 2020-21. In conjunction with the addition of Men’s Volleyball, Ottawa University from Ottawa, Kansas, will join the GPAC as an affiliate member in the sport of Men’s Volleyball. Beginning in 2020-21 the GPAC will have six members with the sport of Men’s Volleyball: Briar Cliff University – Sioux City, Iowa Dordt University – Sioux Center, Iowa Hastings College – Hastings, Nebraska (new program in 2020-21) Morningside College – Sioux City, Iowa University of Jamestown – Jamestown, North Dakota Ottawa University – Ottawa, Kansas (affiliate member) The GPAC and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) require six schools in a conference to have it as a sport and receive an automatic berth to the NAIA National Volleyball Championship under conference direct qualification.

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