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UBCO to host 4-team invitational for early look at men's volleyball

UBCO to host 4-team invitational for early look at men's volleyball

The UBC Okanagan men's volleyball team will host an invitational tournament, with three teams visiting to kick off their pre-seasons.

The UBC Okanagan Invitational will see the men's teams from Thompson Rivers University, Mount Royal University, MacEwan University participating over three days, from Thursday, September 27th through Saturday, September 29th, in the UBC Okanagan gymnasium.

This will be the first action for the Heat this season as head coach Brad Hudson prepares his team for a third season of Canada West competition that will get underway in less then a month, the CW conference schedule open on the weekend of October 19-20.

The MacEwan Griffins have played five matches already, taking part in the University of Alberta's Sofaland Classic, Mount Royal has already played host to three Eastern teams last weekend. the WolfPack hosted the Trinity Western Spartans last weekend for a a pair of matches. 

Of the four teams, the UBC Okanagan Heat are alone in not already having participated in any other exhibition matches so far this year.

Match Schedule:
Volleyball (M) UBCO Fall Invitational (Sep 27-29)

Thursday, September 27

6 PM | (M) MacEwan vs Mount Royal*
8 PM | (M) Thompson Rivers vs UBC Okanagan*

Friday, September 28

6 PM | (M) Thompson Rivers vs MacEwan*
8 PM | (M) Mount Royal vs UBC Okanagan*

Saturday, September 29

4 PM | (M) Mount Royal vs Thompson Rivers*
6 PM | (M) MacEwan vs UBC Okanagan*

(*All games at UBC Okanagan)

 


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