Mid American Conference Womens Volleyball Schedule

Last season's Mid American Conference womens volleyball playoffs was

full of surprises as #4 seeded Northern Illinois upset the #1 seed Ohio in

the top half of the bracket during the quarterfinals.

The #2 seeded Bowling Green State prevailed over the Northern Illinois

Huskies in the final matching winning the conference championship

which qualified them as participants in the NCAA playoffs where they

advanced to the second round before being stopped by the Penn State

Nittany Lions.

The 2013 Mid American Conference womens volleyball season promises

to be just as exciting.

Notable for the number of female coaches at the helm of several Mid

American conference teams, Danijela Tomic's Falcons at Bowling Green

were picked to finish first in the East Division.

The Bobcats of Ohio were picked to finish second followed by the

Redhawks at Miami coached by Carolyn Condit and were picked to finish

third this season in the East Division.

Coach Colleen Muson's Broncos of Western Michigan were picked to

finish first in the West Division, followed by the Northern Illinois Huskies

and Central Michigan coached by Erik Olson.

Akron Zips

Coach Ron Arenz plans to continue his trend of winning games this

season by creating a grueling preseason tournament calendar.

The Zips start on the road going to Edwardsville, Illinois for the SIUE

Tournament to encounter Indiana State and hosts SIU Edwardsville.

The weekend of September 6 - 7 finds the lady Zips hosting their first

tournament in the James A. Rhodes Arena where they've invited

Tennessee Tech, Niagara and Milwaukee to compete in a two-day


A trip to Moon Township in Pennsylvania to Robert Morris is planned  for

September 10 before the Zips go to Bozeman, Montana for the Montana

State tournament to play against South Dakota, Montana State and

Gonzaga on September 13 - 14.

Two matches are planned at the St Francis Tournament in Pennsylvania

on September 21 where the Zips confront St Francis and Youngstown


The first Mid American Conference womens volleyball match for the Zips

is against Kent State at the James A. Rhodes Arena on Friday

September 27.

Ball State Cardinals

Coach Steve Shondell has planned a competitive preseason tournament

schedule with four trips first to Tampa for the South Florida Tournament

to compete against Austin Peay, Citadel and the Bulls of South Florida

on August 30 - 31.

Before heading on the road, the Lady Cards have their first home match

at the Worthern Arena against in-state rivals IPFW.

Coach Shondell, who signed a three-year contract extension at the

beginning of the year, takes his team on their second trip of the season

to the Minnesota Tournament  in Minneapolis to face Duke, Western

Illinois and the hosts Minnesota on September 6 -7.

Continuing their preseason on the road, the Iowa Tournament is next for

the Ball State women who gear up to face Western Illinois a second

time, along with Iowa, Drake and lllinois-Chicago on September 13 - 14.

Three days later IUPUI comes to the Worthern Arena on September 17

before the Cards hit the road for the last time for the College of

Charleston Tournament to face UNC-Asheville, hosts College of

Charleston and Southern Methodist on September 20 - 21.

The Mid American Conference womens volleyball season starts for Ball

State on Friday, September 27 at Ypsilanti Michigan in a match against

Eastern Michigan.

Bowling Green State Falcons

The Stroh Center is the site of the White/Orange scrimmage that

opens the Bowling Green State tournament season on August 24.

The Mid American Conference womens volleyball returning champions

begin a tough season at home by hosting at the Hampton Inn

Invitational with Creighton, BYU, Marquette coming to town on the

weekend from August 30 - 31.

Second year BGSU coach Danielja Tomic takes the Falcons on their first

road trip to the Golden Dome Invitational for confront the Polish

National Team-Dabrowa, Notre Dame and Purdue.

On September 13 -14 the Falcons travel to Madison, Wisconsin for the

Inntowner Invitational to compete against Milwaukee, Kansas and hosts


Youngstown State comes to Bowling Green for a September 17 match

before the Falcons head to the Louisville Invitational in Kentucky on

September 20 - 21 to face Rice, Virginia Tech and Louisville.

The Mid American Conference womens volleyball regular season starts at

Miami (Ohio) on September 26.

Buffalo Bulls

The University of Buffalo is the first home tournament and event

scheduled for the preseason on August 30 - 31 with Niagara and Temple

coming to compete in the Alumni Arena, the site of the infamous Sport

Court specially made to preserve and reduce the common injuries that

usually plague volleyball players.

Coach Todd Kress takes his team on two back-to-back road

tournaments heading first to the Cornell tournament on September 6 - 7

with Bucknell, Iona and Cornell.

Then they head to the Georgia State tournament to face Davidson,

Central Florida and hosts Georgia State on September 13 - 14.

On Tuesday, September 17 Buffalo faces Canisius in a home match

before the Bulls host the Blue and White Classic with Valparaiso,

Maryland Eastern Shore and Ohio State coming to town on Friday and

Saturday September 20 - 21.

Back-to-back home matches open the Mid American Conference womens

volleyball regular season on Friday the 27th against Ohio and Kent State

on September 28.

Central Michigan Chippewas

After the August 24th Maroon and Gold scrimmage coach Erik Olson and

his Lady Chips travel to Rochester, Michigan for the  Oakland

Invitational where they compete against Oregon state, Villanova and

the hosts Oakland on August 30 - 31.

Photo by Joy VanBuhler

The next weekend they are in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the Robert

Morris/Duquesne Tournament against Duquesne, Robert Morris and

Xavier on September 6 - 7.

For the third weekend in a row, CMU goes on the road to the Hofstra

Tournament to test themselves against South Carolina Upstate,

Princeton and Hofstra on Friday September 13 - 14.

To finish the preseason tournament schedule, the Chips go on the road

again to Statesboro, Georgia for the Georgia Southern Invitational to

join visiting teams from Jackson State, Charleston Southern and the

hosts Georgia Southern.  

Toledo is the first Mid American Conference womens volleyball match

held in the in McGuirk Arena on John Kulhavi Court on Friday,

September 27.

Eastern Michigan Eagles

The Canisius tournament is on the Eagles preseason tournament

schedule with matches against Hartford, Cleveland State, Oregon State

and the hosts Canisius on August 30 - 31.

The first match in the Convocation Center for the Lady Eagles is against

the Oregon State Beavers on Wednesday September 4 followed by a trip

to Valparaiso, Indiana for the Valparaiso Tournament  with teams from

Army, Iowa, and the hosts Valparaiso.

The second home match of the season in the Convocation Center

is against the Oakland Grizzlies on Tuesday, September 10.

On September 13 - 14 a trip to Providence, Rhode Island for the brown

Tournament with the Bryant Bulldogs, Holy Cross and Brown visiting.

The third home game of the season in the Convocation Center  is

against IPFW on September 17.

The Michigan State tournament is on September 20 - 21 with the

Spartans hosting Cincinnati and the Duquesne Dukes.

The regular season begins with a Mid American Conference womens

volleyball encounter on September 27 against the Ball State Cardinals. 

Kent State Golden Flashes

The Golden Flashes face three solid opponents at the Indiana

Invitational where they encounter Rutgers, Robert Morris and Indiana on

August 30 - 31.

On September 2, The Flashes have an exhibition match against the

Polish national team.

Next on the agenda is a trip to Fullerton for the Fullerton Classic

presented by the Holiday Inn of La Mirada on September 6 - 7 with

teams from Gardner-Webb, William & Mary and host Cal State Fullerton.

In back-to-back tournaments the next being the Thunder Invitational

with Eastern Kentucky, Southern Illinois and Marshall.

The Flashes host their own Golden Flashes Classic with Binghamton,

Eastern Illinois and Illinois-Chicago.

The Golden Flashes travel to Akron for their first Mid American

conference womens volleyball game.

Miami (Ohio) Redhawks

The Belmont Invitational is the first event for the thirty year Redhawk

coach Carolyn Condit. Miami travels to Nashville to contend with

Gardner-Webb, Memphis and the hosts Belmont.

The Redhawks host the Miami Best Western/Sycamore Inn Invitational

with Evansville and Northern Kentucky visiting Oxford, Ohio on

September 6 - 7.

The Lady Redhawks go to Cincinnati to play Xavier before going to St.

Louis for the Billiken Challenge to compete against Saint Louis, Bradley

and Youngstown State on September 13 - 14.

The last tournament is the Wildcat Classic in Illinois against IUPUI,

Northwestern and USF on September 20 -21.

Bowling Green is the first Mid American conference womens volleyball

game for the Redhawks on Thursday September 26.

Northern Illinois Huskies

On August 30 - 31 the NIU Invitational is the first event for the season

where Ohio State, Liberty, Green Bay come to compete in victor E.


The Huskies have scheduled four non tournament matches in a row.

First Missouri State, then Western Illinois followed by USC and Belmont

on September 7.

Las Cruces, New Mexico is the next stop where the Lady Huskies attend

the NM State tournament where they will compete against Arkansas-

Little Rock, Southern Utah and host New Mexico State.

They return home for a September 17 match against Northern Iowa.

The Huskie Invitational is the last preseason event of the season where

George Washington, Western Illinois, Oakland and IPFW come to Dekalb,

Illinois on September 20 - 21.

Western Michigan is the first Mid American Conference womens

volleyball match for the Huskies on September 26 in Victor E. Court.

Ohio Bobcats

The Green and White Game is the first competition for the Bobcats and

its scheduled for August 18.

A trip to Eugene, Oregon is scheduled for August 30 - 31 where the

Lady Bobcats attend the University of Oregon tournament with Bryant,

Eastern Washington and the hosts, Oregon.

The Ohio Invitational is next at home on September 6 - 7 in the

Convocation Center where they host Cincinnati, North Carolina and


The Bobcats go to Bowling Green Kentucky for the Western Kentucky

with UNLV, Western Kentucky and Dayton on September 13 - 14.

The last tournament for the Bobcats is at the University of Michigan

Tournament in Ann Arbor where Ohio meets Maryland, Marshall and

Michigan on September 20 - 21.

A match against Buffalo on September 27 is the first Mid American

Conference womens volleyball contest for Toledo.

Toledo Rockets

The Blue-Gold match is the first competition for Toledo followed by the

Blue/Gold Invitational the first tournament of the preseason hosted at

home on August 30 - 31 and attended by Marist, Loyola, Eastern Illinois

and West Virginia.

Travelling across town to Youngstown, Ohio, Toledo attends the

Youngstown State Invitational along with Tulane, St. Francis (PA) and

Youngstown State on September 6 - 7.

A trip to the West Coast is planned for the third week of Toledo's

tournament season when they travel to Portland Oregon for the

Portland/Oregon State Challenge to play against Portland, Oregon State

and UC Davis on Friday September 13 and Saturday the 14th.

The fourth and last tournament is in Indianapolis, Indiana the Butler

Invitational attended by Tennessee-Martin, Green Bay and Butler on

September 20 - 21.

The first Mid American conference womens volleyball game is against

Central Michigan on September 27 in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.

Western Michigan Broncos

After the Alumni match on August 24, the Broncos travel to the Holiday 

Inn West Invitational in Kalamazoo, Michigan to compete against

Northwestern, University Wisconsin Milwaukee and Oklahoma on the

weekend of August 30 -31.

The Louisiana Tech Invitational is next with a trip to Louisiana to do

battle against New Orleans, McNeese State and host Louisiana Tech on

September 6 - 7.

A midweek match against IPFW is scheduled for Tuesday, September


WMU travels to Dayton, Ohio for the Dayton Invitational  on September

20 - 21 to meet against Wright State, Western Kentucky and the host

Dayton, Ohio.

Thursday, September 26 is the date for the first Mid American

Conference womens volleyball match against Northern Illinois in the

University Arena.

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