July 13, 2012
Full 2012 Volleyball Schedule
BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Atlantic University athletics department has released the 2012 volleyball team schedule. The Owls will play 10 home matches under Fernanda Nelson, first year head volleyball coach.
"Our schedule is going to be challenging and very exciting. Our goal is to make the Sun Belt Conference Tournament and we are thrilled to get started," said Nelson.
The Nelson Era is set to begin Labor Day Weekend in DeLand for the Stetson Classic. On Friday, August 31 at 1 p.m., FAU plays Wofford University, as well as the host Stetson University Hatters at 7 p.m. The Owls will face Hampton University and the University of Central Arkansas on Saturday, September 1. FAU will return to DeLand on Tuesday, September 11 for a single match against Stetson.
FAU will wrap up its tournament schedule at the ASU Sheraton Invitational, hosted by Arizona State University on Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15. Gonzaga University and the University of California-Riverside will provide the opposition for the Owls on the first day. The second day, the Owls will face Villanova University and the host Arizona State Sun Devils.
FAU opens its home schedule on Friday, September 21 hosting Arkansas State University at 6:30 p.m. The entire schedule can be found here.
The 2012 Sun Belt Volleyball Tournament will be hosted by Western Kentucky University beginning Thursday, November 15 through Saturday, November 17 in Bowling Green, Kentucky.