Calvin volleyball advances to national semifinals

Calvin College versus Johnson & Wales (Rhode Island) University in a Division III National Championship quarterfinal. (Nov. 16, 2017)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — With a home crowd behind them, Calvin College volleyball made it one step closer to defending its national volleyball championship.

Calvin topped previously undefeated Johnson & Wales (Rhode Island) three games to none in a national quarterfinal match at Van Noord Arena in Grand Rapids Thursday evening.

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The Knights advance to play Wittenberg (Ohio) University in the semifinals Friday.

Calvin is hosting the Division III National Championship tournament. The championship game is set for Saturday evening.