BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — The Chattanooga Mocs seaside volleyball program has accepted an invite to hitch the newly constructed Ohio Valley Convention (OVC), turning into the league’s sixth member for the game, the convention places of work introduced Tuesday afternoon.
5 OVC establishments at the moment discipline seaside volleyball groups: Austin Peay, Jap Kentucky, Jacksonville State, Morehead State, and UT Martin. Chattanooga’s affiliate membership offers the league six groups forward of its debut in spring of 2020.
“Given the passion constructing across the sport of seaside volleyball, we’re excited to take this step and provides our student-athletes a house of their main convention,” mentioned OVC Commissioner Beth DeBauche.
Presently 4 different core Division I conferences sponsor seaside volleyball as a championship sport: the Atlantic Solar, Large West, Pac-12 and West Coast Conferences. The addition of seaside volleyball to the OVC marked the convention’s 19th-sponsored sport.
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The inaugural championship for the Nationwide Collegiate sport passed off in spring 2016. When the game was positioned on the record of rising sports activities for ladies in 2009, it was referred to as sand volleyball. However as a result of the game is named seaside volleyball in any respect different ranges of play all through the world, the committee made its resolution on the identify primarily based on membership help from all three divisions’ championship committees, in addition to…