The weather in Philadelphia may have caught a chill, but the action at the Northeast Qualifier was continuing to heat up on day two, as teams felt the pressure to perform for a chance at a gold medal at the minimum and, for some, the potential to punch a ticket to USAV Nationals. Today, we're taking a look at those teams who weren't seeded at the top in pool play on day one and still managed to solidify a place in the gold pools on Championship Sunday. Some may surprise you, and others may not. In both the 17 and 18 Open Divisions combined, ten teams began as top seeds on day one that earned a place in the gold pools on day three. However, only a few teams began as either third or fourth seeds and fought through the competition and up the ladder. Let's take a look at their battles through days one and two at NEQ.
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