The University of Wisconsin volleyball team will face its second consecutive West Coast Conference opponent when NCAA tournament regional play begins Friday.
The No. 6 seed Badgers (24-6) will play San Diego (18-12) at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Huff Hall in Champaign, Illinois. The host Fighting Illini (30-3) will meet Marquette (28-6) in the other regional semifinal at 11 a.m.
The UW-San Diego match will be streamed online on ESPN3, while the Illinois-Marquette match will be on ESPNU.
Friday’s winners will meet at 3 p.m. Saturday for a berth in the final four December 13-15 at Minneapolis.
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Sophomores Dana Rettke and Sydney Hilley and redshirt junior Madison Duello were named to the all-region team, while junior Tiffany Clark and senior Tionna Williams received honorable mention.
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