(Monterey Park, CA) Ranked No. 12 in the state, Mt. SAC (19-5, 13-3) closed out its regular-season schedule with a 3-0 (25-16, 25-12, 25-14} South Coast Conference win over host East Los Angeles College (5-16, 2-14) on Wednesday.
At the end of SCC regular-season play, Mt. SAC finished in second place behind No. 3-ranked Pasadena City (21-1, 16-0). The Mounties can still capture the SCC title by winning out in the upcoming conference tournament, which begins Friday, Nov. 12, at El Camino College.
On a seven-match winning streak, Mt. SAC is seeded No. 2 in the tournament, thus receiving a first-round bye and an automatic spot in the semifinals. The tournament will be reseeded following the results of Friday's first-round matches between No. 3 Long Beach (13-8, 11-5) and No. 6 Rio Hondo (8-15, 6-10), and No. 5 Cerritos (12-10, 8-8) and No. 4 El Camino (13-13, 11-5).
On Saturday, Nov. 13, at 11 a.m., the Mounties will face the higher remaining seed from the first round, then will play in either the tournament's third-place match at 2:30 p.m. or the championship match at 6 p.m.
For additional information, please contact the Mt. SAC Sports Information Office at 909.274.4630.