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Volleyball Announces 2002 Schedule

Volleyball Announces 2002 Schedule

Feb. 19, 2002

Coral Gables,Fla. – Head coach Nicole Lantagne announced the 2002 Miami volleyball schedulethis afternoon. The Hurricanes begin competition in the BIG EAST Conference thisfall after competing as an independent last season.

UM participates in three tournaments to begin the season including marquee matchupsagainst Georgia, Oregon and Florida State.

The schedule includes two conference champions (Notre Dame – BIG EAST, FIU – SunBelt) and three teams that advanced to conference championship games (StephenF. Austin -Southland, Florida State – ACC, FAU – Atlantic Sun).

Miami defeated the two BIG EAST opponents it faced last season with wins overPittsburgh and St. John’s. Notre Dame won the 2001 BIG EAST Conference title witha perfect 12-0 record. The Hurricanes host the Irish in Coral Gables on November15th.

Coach Lantagne guided a young Miami team to a 17-7 overall record last year inits first season of volleyball since 1981. UM finished the season on an 11-matchwin streak and compiled a 13-1 home record at the Knight Complex in Coral Gables.

For ticket information for Hurricane volleyball home matches, contact the Miamiticket office toll-free at 1-800-GO-CANES.

2002 Miami Volleyball Schedule

Date Opponent Location
8/30-31 Wichita StateTournament Wichita, KS
Stephen F.Austin
Wichita State
9/6-7 HurricaneInvitational Coral Gables
9/13-14 FIU Tournament Miami, FL
Florida State
9/20 FloridaAtlantic Coral Gables
9/25 Stetson Coral Gables
9/27 at Boston College* Chestnut Hill,MA
9/29 at Providence* Providence,RI
10/5 at Villanova* Villanova,PA
10/6 at Georgetown* WashingtonD.C.
10/11 Rutgers* Coral Gables
10/13 Seton Hall* Coral Gables
10/16 FIU Coral Gables
10/22 South Florida Coral Gables
10/26 at VirginiaTech* Blacksburg,VA
10/29 at FloridaAtlantic Boca Raton,FL
11/1 St. John’s* Coral Gables
11/3 Connecticut* Coral Gables
11/8 at Pittsburgh* Pittsburgh,PA
11/10 at West Virginia* Morgantown,WV
11/15 Notre Dame* Coral Gables
11/17 Syracuse* Coral Gables
11/23-24 Big East Championships Pittsburgh,PA

Home matches in Bold
*Big East Conference opponent