The Flying Dutch are the 2014 NCAA Division III national volleyball champions.
The Flying Dutch culminated an amazing season Monday by defeating Emory, Ga. for the national title behind a five-set victory, 21-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-20, 15-8. See Box Score / Watch video replay of championship match / See photos from Championship game / Enjoy Championship Celebration photos and Fans Celebrating the Championship in Michigan
It is the third NCAA national championship at Hope College. The other two were in women's basketball (1990 and 2006).
The team returned to Holland in the early morning hours on Tuesday and were greeted by an estimated 500 appreciative fans outside the DeVos Fieldhouse.
The Flying Dutch swept rival Calvin to earn the opportunity to play in national championship of NCAA Division III volleyball. Playing their rival for the fourth time this season, coach Becky Schmidt's Flying Dutch dominated the match by scores of 28-26, 25-18, 25-14 in Saturday's match-up. Box Score / Read MLive Story / Read Holland Sentinel Story / Read NCAA.com Story
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