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The No. 11 Tigers (33-4) were looking for their first Mid-South
Conference tournament title since 2009. Before 2010, no other MSC team had won
the tournament. GC warded off a five-set threat in the semifinals Saturday at
MidAmerican Sports Center in Louisville, but could not comeback from a 2-0 set
deficit in the finals.
"I was proud of the way we battled against Campbellsville," said GC coach Nick Griffin. "Then we had to almost immediately turn around and play a very hot Lindsey Wilson team."
The Tigers handed rival Campbellsville University (25-10) the 20-25, 25-23, 21-25, 25-13, 15-11 defeat before falling to defending MSC tournament champion Lindsey Wilson College 29-27, 25-19, 23-25, 28-26.
Now they must wait for rankings to come out tomorrow to find out what will happen with the regional sites next weekend. If they retain the No. 11 ranking then they will automatically be playing in Sioux City, Iowa in a few weeks for the national tournament. However, if they should drop they will have to play at a regional site in order to get a spot at the national tournament.
More information should be known Sunday or Monday.