Bulldogs Announce 2013 Volleyball Schedule

By KBJR News 1

April 23, 2013 Updated Apr 23, 2013 at 7:09 PM CST

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
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