The Sonoma State Seawolves suffered a tough loss Thursday to end their historic run to the NCAA Div. II volleyball championships.
SSU, which took the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) and NCAA Div. II West Region pennants lost in five sets (26-24, 25-23, 21-25, 20-25, 6-15) to No. 4 Southwest Minnesota State in the quarterfinal match of in Knights Hall on the campus of Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky. in its first ever appearance in the championship tournament.
The Seawolves finish the season with a 23-7 record while the Mustangs improve to 25-9 and advance to a semifinal matchup with Grand Valley State on Friday.