Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Fans will be forced to wait until late in the 2013 season to see some of the traditional volleyball foes in Duluth, Minn., that as the official schedule was released by the University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) on Tuesday afternoon. Southwest Minnesota State and Concordia-St. Paul, the 2012 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) co-champions, will not be at Romano Gymnasium until November. The Golden Bears are also the six-time defending NCAA Division II champions, and they will close out UMD's regular season schedule on Nov. 16. UMD opens the year in Pensacola, Fla. for four matches Sept. 6-7 and then has another four matches in Racine, Wis. Sept. 13-14. The Bulldogs' home opener will be the following weekend, that coming Sept. 17 against Michigan Tech. This year's NSIC tournament will be held Nov. 22-24 at a site to be determined, with the NCAA Division II Elite Eight tournament set for Dec. 12-14 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 2013 UMD BULLDOGS VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE September 6 --- @ Wheeling Jesuit September 6 --- @ West Florida September 7 --- @ Southern Indiana September 7 --- @ Missouri S&T September 13 --- @ Indianapolis September 13 --- @ Wayne State September 14 --- @ Wisconsin-Parkside September 14 --- @ Lewis September 17 --- vs. Michigan Tech September 19 --- vs. Minnesota-Crookston September 21 --- @ Bemidji State September 24 --- vs. St. Cloud State September 27 --- @ Concordia-St. Paul September 28 --- @ MSU-Mankato October 4 --- vs. Upper Iowa October 5 --- vs. Winona State October 8 --- vs. Northern Michigan October 11 --- @ Minot State October 12 --- @ University of Mary October 18 --- vs. MSU-Moorhead October 19 --- vs. Northern State October 22 --- @ St. Cloud State October 25 --- @ Wayne State October 26 --- @ Augustana November 1 --- vs. Sioux Falls November 2 --- vs. Southwest Minnesota State November 8 --- @ Winona State November 9 --- @ Upper Iowa November 15 --- vs. MSU-Mankato November 16 --- vs. Concordia-St. Paul November 22-24 --- NSIC Tournament December 5-7 --- NCAA II Central Regional December 12-14 --- NCAA II Elite Eight Posted by Zach Schneider Bio - Facebook - Twitter - E-Mail