After a 2-7 start, the Butler volleyball team rallied for five straight wins and will play in the Atlantic 10 Volleyball Championship this week. BU is the No. 6 seed and will face No. 3 seed VCU. The tournament is hosted by Duquesne University.
The Bulldogs, in their first season in the A-10, will play the opening match Friday, Nov. 16, starting at 4:30 p.m. The tourney's first day concludes with No. 4 seed Duquesne taking on No. 5 Temple.
Dayton, ranked 12th in the nation, went undefeated in A-10 play and is the top seed. The Flyers are followed by Xavier and VCU.
BU (17-11, 7-7) won its league tournament in 2010, its first championship in 13 years. The Bulldogs then played Dayton in the NCAA Tournament.