Volleyball to host weekend of festivities to open Missouri Valley Conference play




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    Sept. 11, 2007

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    CARBONDALE, Ill. - Saluki Athletics will be hosting a weekend of festivities to open the Southern Illinois volleyball team's Missouri Valley Conference season at Davies Gym this weekend.

    Friday night tickets will be $1 to "Pack Davies Gym" against Illinois State. The Salukis look to set a new single-match attendance record, now 668, and end a 31-match regular-season drought against the Redbirds dating back to 1991. The match will start at 7 p.m.

    Saturday, Saluki Athletics will host a tailgate before the Indiana State match. Hot dogs and drinks will be available at 5 p.m. until the match's 7 p.m. start while supplies last.

    SIU has started the season with an 8-2 non-conference record, the best start since 1985, winning two of three tournaments.

     

     

    Tuesday, Sept 2
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Volleyball Murfreesboro, Tenn. 6:00 PM
    Friday, Sept 5
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Volleyball Columbus, Ohio 9:00 AM
    Women's Volleyball Columbus, Ohio 4:30 PM
    Sunday, Sept 7
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Volleyball Columbus, Ohio 1:00 PM
    Friday, Sept 12
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Volleyball Carbondale, Ill. (SIU Arena) 11:00 AM
    Women's Volleyball Carbondale, Ill. (SIU Arena) 1:00 PM
    Women's Volleyball Carbondale, Ill. (SIU Arena) 5:00 PM
    Women's Volleyball Carbondale, Ill. (SIU Arena) 7:00 PM
    Saturday, Sept 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Volleyball Carbondale, Ill. (SIU Arena) 11:00 AM
    Women's Volleyball Carbondale, Ill. (SIU Arena) 1:00 PM
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