Bellevue beat Doane at NAIA Volleyball championships

Day one of the pool play completed at the 2008 NAIA Volleyball National Championship and 10 of the 12 top seeds won their matches.  No. 4 Bellevue defeated No. 22 Doane 23-25, 25-23, 25-14, 19-25, 15-10 on Tuesday in the first match of pool play in the NAIA national volleyball tournament.  Bellevue (31-4) will play Vanguard (Calif.) today at 11 a.m. Doane (27-9) will meet Lindenwood (Mo.) today at 1:15 p.m. Lindenwood defeated Vanguard in four sets yesterday.
No. 1 Fresno Pacific (Calif.), No. 3 Concordia (Calif.), No. 7 California Baptist, No. 8 Azusa Pacific (Calif.) and No. 10 Northwestern (Iowa) all swept their matches in three games.  No. 2 Biola (Calif.), No. 5 Columbia (Mo.), No. 6 Georgetown (Ky.) and No. 9 Lindenwood (Mo.) won their matches 3-1 while No. 4 Bellevue (Neb.) survived in five games.  Point Loma Nazarene (Calif.) defeated No. 12 Morningside (Iowa), 3-1 and Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) knocked off No. 11 Madonna (Mich.), 3-2 for the upsets of the day.
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