KNOXVILLE, TN - The quest for a second straight women's volleyball regional title took a big step on Friday as the Trailblazers went 2-0 in regional pool play to advance to the semifinals.

OCU made quick work of Welch College early on in the day, winning in three sets.  The Trailblazers followed that up with a four set victory over Johnson University to move to 26-11 on the season.

With the win, the Trailblazers advance to the semifinal round on Saturday and a chance to play for their second consecutive Mid-East Region Championship.

OCU will take on Crown College at 12:00 PM in the semifinal round, with the winner advancing to play in the title game at 2:00 PM.