March 4, 2013

Volleyball Announces 2013 Schedule

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University volleyball has set its schedule for the 2013 season. The Wildcats will play 13 matches in Vandament Arena, where they finished 7-3 last season. Northern was 20-12 overall and 12-6 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in 2012.

The annual Green and Gold match kicks off the season on Aug. 27. The regular season begins in Pensacola, Fla. at the Hemingway Island Grill Classic on Sept. 6-7. The following weekend (Sept. 13-14), the Wildcats return home to host the Wildcat Open. NMU travels to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside on Sept. 17.

Northern hosts four GLIAC matches to close out September: Saginaw Valley State (Sept. 20), Lake Superior State (Sept. 21), Lake Erie (Sept. 27) and Ashland (Sept. 28).

On Oct. 1, the Wildcats travel to Michigan Tech, followed by three more road contests at Wayne State (Oct. 4), Findlay (Oct. 5) and Minnesota-Duluth (Oct. 8). The following week, NMU hosts Malone (Oct. 11) and Walsh (Oct. 12).

The Wildcats visit Ohio Dominican (Oct. 18) and Tiffin (Oct. 19) before competing at the GLVC/GLIAC Crossover Tournament in Naperville, Ill. on Oct. 25 and 26.

In November, NMU hosts Grand Valley (Nov. 1), Ferris State (Nov. 12) and MTU (Nov. 5). The season closes out on the road against Hillsdale (Nov. 8), Northwood (Nov. 9), SVSU (Nov. 15) and LSSU (Nov. 16).

2013 Schedule

Aug. 27: Green & Gold Match – 7 p.m.

Sept. 6-7: at UWF Invite – Hemmingway Island Grill Classic (Pensacola, Fla.)
            Sept. 6: Florida Tech University – 11:30 a.m.
            Sept. 6: University of Southern Indiana – 7 p.m.
            Sept. 7: Missouri University of Science and Technology – 2 p.m.
            Sept. 7:            University of West Florida – 7 p.m.
Sept. 13-14: Wildcat Open
            Sept. 13: Bemidji State University – 9 a.m.
            Sept. 13: University of Minnesota Crookston – 7 p.m.
            Sept. 14: Quincy University – 11 a.m.
            Sept. 14: Lake Superior State University – 7 p.m.

Sept. 17: at University of Wisconsin-Parkside – 6:30 p.m.
Sept. 20: Saginaw Valley State University* – 7 p.m.
Sept. 21: Lake Superior State University* – 1:30 p.m.
Sept. 27: Lake Erie College* – 7 p.m.
Sept. 28: Ashland University* – 4 p.m.

Oct. 1: at Michigan Tech University* – 7 p.m.
Oct. 4: at Wayne State University* – 7 p.m.
Oct. 5: at University of Findlay* – 2 p.m.
Oct. 8: at University of Minnesota-Duluth – 8 p.m.
Oct. 11: Malone University* – 7 p.m.
Oct. 12: Walsh University* – 4 p.m.

Oct. 18: at Ohio Dominican University* – 7 p.m.
Oct. 19: at Tiffin University* – 2 p.m.
Oct. 25-16: at GLVC vs. GLIAC Crossover Tournament – Naperville, Ill.
            GLVC Team TBA
            GLVC Team TBA
            GLVC Team TBA

Nov. 1: Grand Valley State University* – 7 p.m.
Nov. 2: Ferris State University* – 4 p.m.
Nov. 5: Michigan Tech University* – 7 p.m.

Nov. 8: at Hillsdale College* – 7 p.m.
Nov. 9: at Northwood University* – 4 p.m.
Nov. 15: at Saginaw Valley State University* – 7 p.m.
Nov. 16: at Lake Superior State University* – TBA
Nov. 20: at GLIAC First Round – TBA
Nov. 23-24: at GLIAC Semifinals/Finals – TBA

Dec. 5-8: NCAA Regional – TBA
Dec. 12-15: NCAA Elite Eight – TBA

*GLIAC matches
Bold=home matches
All times Eastern

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