VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University volleyball team announced it's schedule for the upcoming 2019 season. The team has 30 matches on their regular season schedule, including 8 quad, tri or tournament events.
The Marlins will open up on August 30-31 on the home courts of the Batten Center for the Virginia Wesleyan Tournament. Teams included in the event are: Pitt-Bradford; St. Mary's (MD); Wesley and Randolph College.
Next up for the Marlins will be a September 6-7 trip to our Nation's capital for the Gallaudet Invitational. During the event Virginia Wesleyan will match up against St. Vincent, Gallaudet, Shenandoah and Marywood.
The squad will open up their home ODAC schedule against Roanoke College on September 11, match time is set for 7 pm.
On September 13-14 the Marlins will travel to Fredericksburg, VA for the UMW Classic. At this event Virginia Wesleyan will take on Johns Hopkins, Mary Washington and ODAC rival Washington and Lee University.
The Marlins will be on the road on September 18, 20, 21 and 24, taking on Eastern Menonite, Randolph College, Shenandoah University and Southern Virginia University respectively. The team returns home on September 28th to take on Emory and Henry and Guilford College.
The squad opens up October with a trip to Arlington, VA for the Marymount Tournament. The Marlins will be squaring off against Penn State-Behrend, Marymount and DeSales during their trip to Northern Virginia.
The Marlins return home for a slate of home contests between October 8-19, starting with Randolph Macon on the 8th and ending with a double header against Washington and Lee and Hollins University on the 19th.
The Marlins travel to Lynchburg on October 23rd and return home on the 30th to take on non-conference NC Wesleyan.
Virginia Wesleyan will end their regular season at CNU on November 1-2 taking on Averett, Salisbury and host Christopher Newport.