JAMESTOWN  (UJ)  — The Jimmie volleyball team has received an automatic berth to the 2017 NAIA Volleyball National Championship in Sioux City, Iowa.

The top 19 seeds and host team Morningside (Iowa) advance to the final site in Sioux City, starting with three days of pool play November 28-30. The top two teams from each pool advance to the elimination bracket on December 1. The championship match will be played December 2.

Twelve National Championship Opening Round matches at campus sites will determine the remainder of the 32-team final site field. The pools will be released Sunday, November 19 by 5 p.m. CST.

Jamestown is currently 21-8 overall and ranked 19th in the Coaches’ Top 25 final regular season poll released Monday.