~UNH to play defending national champion Stanford at Lundholm Gym~
DURHAM, N.H. - University of New Hampshire head volleyball coach Jill Hirschinger announced the 2005 volleyball schedule for the upcoming season on Thursday afternoon.
The Wildcats' feature match of the season will be "Pack the Arena Day" on Tuesday, Sept. 6 vs. Stanford University, the 2004 national champions at Lundholm Gym. UNH opens the season on Friday, August 26 at the Delaware Tournament in Newark, Del. The Wildcats will host their annual home tournament on Friday, Sept. 16 and Saturday, Sept. 17, playing Boston College, Florida Atlantic and Siena in Durham.
UNH opens conference play on Friday, Sept. 30 at the University of Maine and the conference opener at home is on Friday, Oct. 7 vs. University at Albany. The 'Cats also face intrastate rival Dartmouth College Tuesday, Sept. 20 at Lundholm Gym.
If the Wildcats advance to the America East Championships, they will play on the campus of the No. 1 seed on Nov. 18-20.