Devine announces 2008 schedule

Monday, April 21, 2008

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 21, 2008) - ETSU volleyball head coach Lindsey Devine announced the 2008 schedule Monday. The schedule features NCAA tournament participants Western Kentucky and Lipscomb as well as in-state rival Tennessee.

 

The Bucs start the season Aug. 29-30 on the road in Greeneville, N.C. as they will take on East Carolina, Howard and High Point in the East Carolina Tournament. ETSU then heads to Huntington, W. Va. on Sept. 5-6 for the Marshall Tournament where they will face the host Thundering Herd, Virginia Tech and Western Kentucky.

 

Other non-conference games include four home games against Appalachian State a on Sept. 16, in-state rival Tennessee on Oct. 14, Western Carolina on Oct. 28 and Radford on Nov. 4.

 

The Bucs open conference play on Sept. 9 as they will host USC Upstate. The conference home games include Jacksonville (Sept.19), North Florida (Sept. 20), Kennesaw State (Oct. 3), Mercer (Oct. 4), Florida Gulf Coast (Oct. 24), Stetson (Oct. 25), Belmont (Nov. 7), Lipscomb (Nov. 8) and Campbell (Nov. 14).

 

Conference road games include Lipscomb (Sept. 12), Belmont (Sept. 13), Stetson (Sept. 26), Florida Gulf Coast (Sept. 27), Campbell (Oct. 11), Mercer (Oct. 17), Kennesaw State (Oct. 18), North Florida (Oct. 31), Jacksonville (Nov. 1) and USC Upstate (Nov. 11).

 

The Atlantic Sun conference tournament will be held from Nov. 19-22 in Macon, Ga. at Mercer University.

 

Starting in 2008, games will be played to 25 points instead of 30 points after the NCAA rules committee agreed to make the change. Also team substitutions have been changed to 12 per game.

 

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VB ETSU 3 Macon, Ga.
Nov 15 Mercer University 1
WBB High Point University 76 Final
Nov 17 ETSU 84
MBB Virginia-Wise 66 F
Nov 18 ETSU 111
WBB Appalachian State University 76 Final
Nov 19 ETSU 70
WBB ETSU 79 Final
Nov 21 Saint Francis University 63
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. No. 5 Western Carolina (SoCon Quarterfinal)
MBB UNC Asheville 87 F
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. ETSU 98
MBB ETSU 69 F
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Winthrop 64
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Indiana State University 76
WBB ETSU Bloomington, Ind.
Nov 26, 2:00 p.m. Indiana University
WBB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Nov 29, 5:00 p.m. Virginia Tech University
MBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 1, 7:00 p.m. Morehead State
WBB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Dec 3, 5:00 p.m. George Mason University
MBB Western Carolina Freedom Hall
Dec 3, 8:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Huntsville, Ala.
Dec 6, 6:00 p.m. Alabama A&M University
MBB UNC Greensboro Freedom Hall
Dec 13, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB Eastern Kentucky University Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 13, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 15, 12:00 p.m. Morehead State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Ky.
Dec 16, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Kentucky