America East Conference
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#AEVB Conference Team Schedules For 2017


The America East Conference 

The 2017 volleyball season begins on Friday, Aug. 25 with all seven teams

in action. The 84-match conference schedule begins Sept. 22 and wraps

up on Nov. 12. The top four teams in the conference standings will qualify

for the America East Conference Championship, which takes place Friday,

Nov. 17 and Saturday, Nov. 18 or Saturday, Nov. 18 and Sunday, Nov. 19

at the No. 1 seed.


The America East playoffs will be held over the weekend of Nov. 17 – Nov.

19. The top four teams from the regular season will earn berths in the

postseason tournament.


America East Conference Team Poll Rankings


New Hampshire

Albany

Binghamton

UMBC

Stony Brook

Hartford



The America East Conference Championships will be held on the home

volleyball court of the top seeded team at the end of the regular

season.


The top four teams will qualify to battle it out at the AE Championships

and the last team standing will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA

Women's Volleyball Championships in early December.


Stay tuned..the preseason action begins on in three weeks..



Albany Great Danes



UAlbany starts the 2017 campaign in Los Angeles in the Baden Invitational

at USC on Friday, August 25th and Saturday, August 26th.  All dates and

times for the matches are to be determined. UAlbany will play Michigan, a

2016 NCAA Round of 16 participant, tournament host USC, which played in

last year's NCAA Tournament, and Loyola Marymount.


The Purple & Gold welcome three teams to the University Gym for its home

tournament the next weekend.  


UAlbany hosts St. John's for a night match at 7:30 p.m. on Friday,

September 1st.  On Saturday, September 2nd, UAlbany plays Colgate, the

2016 Patriot League runner-up, at 1 p.m. and Temple, third place in the

AAC last year, at 7 p.m.


The Great Danes head south to the suburbs of Philadelphia to compete in

the Villanova Classic, starting with a match against UConn on Friday,

September 8th at 11 a.m. then Princeton, the defending Ivy League

champion, later at 5 p.m. 


The team finishes the invitational against tournament host Villanova the

following day at 2:30 p.m.


UAlbany plays its final in-season tournament of the year in the state of Colorado. 


The Great Danes challenge the tournament host Colorado State, which played in the

2016  NCAA Tournament, on the opening day of the invitational, Friday, September

15th at 9  p.m. ET (7 p.m. MT).  On Saturday, September 16th, UAlbany has matches

against Pac-12 member Colorado at 1 p.m. ET (11 a.m. MT) and Xavier at 7 p.m. ET

(5 p.m. MT).


The team begins America East Conference play with three home matches,

starting with SUNY rival Binghamton on Friday, September 22nd at 7 p.m.  


The next weekend, UAlbany plays a pair of contests in two days, taking on UNH

in a rematch of the America East Conference title match on Friday, September 29th at

7 p.m. then UMass Lowell on 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 30th.



Binghamton Bears



The Bearcats open the season with back-to-back tournaments, beginning

in Las Vegas at the UNLV Invitational Aug. 25-26.


Binghamton will then travel to Poughkeepsie September 1-2 for the Marist

tournament before returning to the West Gym for the home opener against

Siena College on September 5.


The Bearcats will travel Ithaca for the Cornell Tournament (Sept. 8-9) and

Long Island for the Hofstra Invite (Sept. 15-16).


Binghamton kicks off conference play on the road against UAlbany on Sep.

22 and then will host UMass Lowell (Sept. 29) and University of New

Hampshire (Oct. 1).


After traveling to UMBC (Oct. 6) and Hartford (Oct. 8) the Bearcats return

home to host Stony Brook (Oct. 13) and Albany (Oct. 20) to begin the

second round of conference play. 


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UMBC Retrievers



UMBC travels to University of Maryland. 


UMBC will open the tournament and season with a game against the hosts

on Friday, Aug. 25th at 7:00 PM,  and will then take on Temple and

Northeastern on Saturday at 1:00 PM

and 4:00 PM. 


Maryland finished 12th in the Big Ten last season, while Temple finished

third in the American Athletic Conference, and Northeastern finished

fourth in the CAA.


UMBC will then travel to Nebraska to take part in the Ameritas Players

Challenge, facing the 2015 NCAA Champion Nebraska on Friday, Sept. 1st,

and then Oral Roberts and St. Mary's on Saturday. Nebraska finished in

second in the Big Ten last year with a 32-4 record, Oral Roberts finished

fifth in the Summit League, and St. Mary's finished ninth in the West Coast

Conference.



New Hampshire Wildcats



The Wildcats open play Aug. 25-26 with four matches at St. John's

University for the first of four regular-season tournaments. New

Hampshire plays College of the Holy Cross and University of Connecticut

on the opening day, then the 'Cats battle the host team and wrap up the

tourney against Sacramento State.


UNH opens September with a trip to Michigan, where the 'Cats will play

Wisconsin-Green Bay, Michigan and Butler. The Wildcats play their home

opener Sept. 5 against Bryant University and return to the road that

weekend at Fairfield University to play the Stags as well as Washington

State.


The 'Cats then travel to Boston for a match against Northeastern

University on Sept. 12.


New Hampshire welcomes Siena College, University of Rhode Island and

Dartmouth College to Lundholm Gymnasium for the Holly Young

Invitational on Sept. 15-16.


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Stony Brook Seawolves



The Seawolves will play 20 of 28 matches away from Pritchard

Gymnasium, including 14 of their first 15 in 2017.


The early-season nonconference schedule will bring Stony Brook to

Indiana, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and central New York in preparation

for the 12-match America East slate, with a trio of local foes mixed in for

midweek competition.


Stony Brook begins 2017 with four matches in the season's opening

weekend in Indianapolis.


The Seawolves will begin the year against Robert Morris and face host

Butler in the opening Friday (Aug. 25) before squaring off with Oakland

and Eastern Michigan (Aug. 26).


The following two weekends will be spent in New England, beginning with

three matches at Harvard. Stony Brook will face the host Crimson in

Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sept. 1), before playing American and Sacred

Heart the following day (Sept. 2).

 
Stony Brook will play the first of eight home matches when cross-island

foe Hofstra visits Pritchard Gymnasium (Sept. 5) before returning to the

road for three matches in Smithfield, Rhode Island, at Bryant.


The Seawolves will face Brown (Sept. 8) before matches against Bryant

and Manhattan (Sept. 9).

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Hartford Hawks



Hartford starts the 2017 season with six-straight road matches, starting

Aug. 25, when it travels down to West Point, N.Y., for the Army

Tournament, as the Hawks will face Central Michigan, St. Francis and Army

at the four-team round robin.


The following weekend, the Hawks travel to Storrs for a stiff test, as they

will play three matches in the UConn Tournament. The Hawks take on LSU

at 10 a.m. and Iona at 4 p.m. on

Friday, Sept. 1, and play UConn on Saturday, Sept. 2, at 2 p.m.



Hartford will host its own tournament Sept. 8 -9, with Niagara, NJIT and

CCSU coming to the Hartford Volleyball Gym. The Hawks will take on the

Purple Eagles at 12 p.m. and the Highlanders at 7 p.m. on Friday, before

facing the Blue Devils at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.


The Hawks then wrap up their non-conference tournament schedule by

facing Brown, Lehigh and Sacred Heart at the Pioneer Invitational Sept.

15-16.



Kallick's squad will begin conference play at home where they take on

UMBC on Sept. 22 at 7 p.m., before playing host to a non-conference

affair, against Coppin State, on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 2 p.m. Hartford then

will travel to Stony Brook on Sept. 29 to take on the Seawolves, with first

serve at 7 p.m.



U Mass Lowell Riverhawks





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Atlantic 10

Atlantic Sun

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Big 12

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Big South

Big West

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West Coast Conference 



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