Bears claim spot in NJCAA National Tournament

This is a picture of the Brookhaven Bears Volleyball Team after winning the Southwest District Championship.

Congratulations to the 2019 Brookhaven Bears Volleyball Team for winning the Southwest District Volleyball Tournament and advancing to the NJCAA DIII National Championship Tournament. The Bears finished second in the Dallas Athletic Conference regular season. As the #2 seed in postseason play, Brookhaven defeated Mountain View 25-17, 25-14, 25-19 to claim a 3 sets to 0 victory in the Semifinals. In the Southwest District Championship, the Bears lost the first two sets 27-25 and 25-23 to #1 seed Eastfield. Brookhaven rallied to take the third and fourth sets 25-23 and 25-21 to force the deciding fifth. Eastfield led 14-11 before the Bears rallied to score 5 straight to win 16-14 and advance to the NJCAA DIII National Tournament. The trip is Brookhaven's 13th to the National Tournament since 2004. The Bears have claimed 4 National Championships and 4 National Runner-up banners in their previous Tournament appearances.