Volleyball Spring Schedule Set

Kathleen Ludwig

March 2, 2011


MANHATTAN, Kan. – With the Kansas State volleyball team participating in spring semester workouts to prepare for the 2011 season the Wildcats will play in a series of tournaments. K-State will also host one tournament again this spring at Blue Valley West High School with teams from across the region participating.

The Wildcats begin their spring schedule travelling to Lincoln, Neb., to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Creighton Blue Jays on March 30.

The following weekend, K-State will travel to Kearney, Neb., for a tournament hosted by Nebraska-Kearney with Colorado State and Iowa State also participating.

The field and match times for the tournament K-State will host at Blue Valley West has not been finalized, but a number of teams will compete throughout the day on April 16. Teams confirmed to be competing include: Arkansas, UMKC, Missouri State, Wichita State and Kansas with the possibility of more to be added.

K-State will close its spring schedule with an exciting match against the top professional club team from China on April 21. The Wildcats will take on Tianjin Bridgestone at 5 p.m. in Bramlage Coliseum as part of a day full of Wildcat action with baseball hosting Texas Tech that evening at 6:30 p.m. Tianjin Bridgestone is the top professional team in China winning its league seven of the last 10 years. More details on the match and Tianjin Bridgestone’s visit to Manhattan will be announced at a later date.

K-State Spring Volleyball Schedule
March 30 @ Nebraska
4:45 p.m. vs. Nebraska
7 p.m. vs. Creighton

April 2 @ Washburn
10 a.m. vs. Washburn and Emporia State

April 9 @ Nebraska-Kearney
10 a.m. vs. Nebraska-Kearney
11:30 a.m. vs. Iowa State
1:30 p.m. vs. Colorado State

April 16 @ Blue Valley West High School
K-State Purple
10:30 a.m. vs. Arkansas State
11:30 a.m. vs. Wichita State
1 p.m. vs. Missouri State
3 p.m. vs. Arkansas State

K-State White
9:30 a.m. vs. Kansas
10:30 a.m. vs. Missouri State
1 p.m. vs. Wichita State
2 p.m. vs. UMKC

April 21 @ Bramlage Coliseum
5 p.m. vs. Tianjin Bridgestone - Chinese Professional Club Team