The Mid Eastern Athletic conference volleyball schedule opens with the
13 teams split into a northern division with seven and a southern
division with six teams vying for division standings as well as overall
conference rankings and positions.
This year coaches picked Hampton, UMES, Norfolk State, Coppin State,
Morgan State to finish in the top five positions in the preseason poll for
the northern division.
In the southern division, the coaches ranked the Rattlers of Florida
A&M, North Carolina Central, South Carolina State, Bethune Cookman
and North Carolina At&T in the top five positions.
Stay tuned..the preseason action begins on August 30...
Currently with a 1-5 record the Wildcats, picked to finish fourth in the
South Division Mid Eastern Athletic conference volleyball preseason poll
traveled to the FAU Invitational where they finished 0-3 with losses to
Jacksonville, Southeastern Louisiana and Florida Atlantic on August 30 -
At the Stetson Classic they finished 1-2 sweeping Savannah State and
losing to Stetson and Providence both in three sets.
The Spartan Classic was next where they face Norfolk State, UMES and
UNC Charlotte on September 13- 14.
A midweek Sept 17 match is on the calendar against Stetson followed
by a Sept 18 competition against Florida Atlantic at home.
The Winthrop Classic is on Sept 20 - 21 with Winthrop, Citadel and UNC
Bethune Cookman loves playing Stetson and they have another match
on September 24 before South Carolina State game that opens the
Wildcats Mid Eastern Athletic conference schedule on Sept 27.
Picked to finish fourth in the MEAC preaseason North Division poll, the
Eagles started the season off at the Hofstra Tournament where they
finished 1-2 with two losses and Hofstra and Siena and a victory against
Against Towson on Sept 3 they lost in four sets before a road trip on
Sept 6 for the George Mason Tournament where they suffered three
On Sept 11 Coppin State was swept by American and will take their 1-7
record to the UMBC Tournament on Sept 13 - 14 to claw their way to a
much need victory against Cal State Northride, Saint Francis (PA),
UMBC and Loyola (Md.).
On September 19 - 20, Cal State Northridge once again along with
Morgan State and Washington face Coppin State at the Washington
The first Mid Eastern Athletic Conference volleyball opponent is Morgan
State on Sept 27.
Picked to finish sixth in the northern division of the Mid Eastern Athletic
Conference volleyball race the Hornets were swept by Hofstra and Saint
Francis on August 30 - 31.
On September 13 -14 the Hornets will be busy travelling to the
Syracuse University Tournament to face Chicago State, Syracuse and
St. Peter's before a midweek Sept 17 match against Towson.
On September 20 - 21 the Hornets are set to face Temple, Brown and
Hofstra at the Temple University Tournament before a midweek match
on Sept 23 against Niagara.
Delaware State opens their Mid Eastern Athletic conference volleyball
calendar against UMES on September 27.
Picked to win the South Division Mid Eastern Athletic conference by the
coaches in the preseason poll, the Rattlers have currently slithered their
way to a third place spot in the league standings entering the second
week of preseason tournament competition.
At the Georgia Tech Tournament on August 30 - 31, Georgia Tech and
Tennessee Chattanooga swept the Snakes before the Rattlers were able
to take a bite out of the College of Charleston with a victory in five
Cohosting the FSU/FAMU the Rattlers crawled away with the same 1-2
result as Western Kentucky and FGCU resisted the Rattlers poison
walking away unharmed with a three set and four set victory.
It was the UNF Ospreys who succumbed to the poisonous Rattlers who
outlasted the birds in a five set battle.
The Rattlers will travel to Cajun country for the Tulane Tournament on
September 13 - 14 to try and take a bite out of their opponents North
Dakota, Tulane and Texas Southern.
Savannah State is the first opponent on FAMU's Mid Eastern Athletic
Conference volleyball schedule on September 27.
By a slim margin Hampton was the favored team picked to finish first in
the preseason poll for the MEAC North Division over the defending
champion UMES Hawks.
Entering the second week of preseason competition the Pirates have
taken a firm hold of the treasured first place position in the standings
with a 4-2 record.
At the NCCU Volleyball tournament the Pirates forced three teams to
walk the walk the plank as they pushed North Carolina Central,
Evansville and Murray State into the loss column as they finished the
weekend as NCCU Tournament champions.
At the Boston College Invitational on September 6 - 7 two teams,
Fairfield and Boston College knocked the wind from their sales as the
Pirates fell twice first in three then in four sets. Hampton finished 1-2
with a victory over the Bryant Bears.
The next weekend they are in Morehead, Kentucky for the Morehead
State Eagle Challenge to attempt to capture victories against Campbell,
Morehead State and West Virginia on September 13 - 14.
For the second weekend in a row, the Pirates will set their sails for a
road trip this time to the New Mexico State/Texas El Paso Tournament
to test themselves against south Dakota State, New Mexico State and
Texas El Paso on September 20 - 21.
A midweek confrontation against William & Mary is scheduled on
September 24 before before the Pirates host Norfolk State in the first
match of their Mid Eastern Athletic Conference volleyball schedule for on
Friday, September 27.
Picked to finish last in the Northern Division of the Mid Eastern Athletic
Conference volleyball race to the championship the Bison have slowly
gained traction as they better their record with each tournament they
At the District of Columbia Roundup, the Bison finished 1-2 with losses
to American and Georgetown and a win over George Mason
on August 30 - 31.
A four set win over La Salle on September 4 preceded a trip to the Saint
Francis Tournament where the Bison lost a match to Rider but trampled
over St. Francis and NJIT to finish 2-1 for the September 6 - 7.
On September 10, the Bison are scheduled to butt heads with NCCU
before travelling to the UMBC Tournament to face Loyola, St. Francis
and NJIT on September 13 - 14.
A non conference match is scheduled against Manhattan College on
September 19 before the Providence Tournament where the Bison
face the other St. Francis from New York, Morgan State and Providence
on the weekend of September 20 - 21.
East Carolina is the last non conference match on September 24 before
the first Mid Eastern Athletic Conference volleyball match against
Delaware State on September 30.
Currently in last place the defending MEAC league champions were
picked to finish second in the preseason poll of the North Division teams.
The Hawks lost all three encounters at the CEFCU Classic against teams
from Tennessee-Martin, Bradley and Western Illinois on August 30 - 31.
After the SHU Hampton Inn Invitational where the Hawks finished last
with three losses to Manhattan, Sacred Heart and American on
September 6 - 7 UMES travels to the Spartan Invite in hopes of
improving their 0-6 record.
The Hawks face Charlotte, Bethune-Cookman and Norfolk State.
The Blue and White Classic is on September 13 - 14 where Ohio State,
Buffalo and Valparaiso will battle the hawks for the tournament title.
On September 27 Delaware State is the first Mid Eastern Athletic
Conference volleyball opponent for the Hawks.
The Bears headed to the west coast, specifically the Arizona
Invitational where the lost all three matches to national contenders,
Arizona, Kansas and Central Arkansas in three sets.
At the East Carolina Classic their record improved slightly with two
losses to Loyola and East Carolina but they earned their first win over
The Citadel in five sets.
The Bears, picked to finish fifth in the North Division Mid Eastern Athletic
conference preseason poll will test their 1-5 record against Lehigh,
Quinnipiac and Lafayette at the Lafayette/Lehigh Crosstown
Tournament on September 13 - 14.
The Bears host La Salle on their home volleyball court, the Hill Field
House on September 17 before attending the Ninth Annual Friar Classic
on September 20 - 21 to face Howard, Providence and St. Francis (NY)
The Mid Eastern Athletic Conference volleyball schedule starts on
September 27 with a league match at home against Coppin State.
The Spartans were picked to finish third in the North Division Mid
Eastern Athletic conference preseason poll.
After facing Sam Houston State, Loyola and Appalachian State on
August 30 - 31 at the Appalachian Invitational followed by encounters
against West Virginia, Navy, Canisius and Fordham in the Mountaineer
Invitational on the following weekend, NSU is 2-5 good for fifth place in
the North Division of the MEAC standings.
NSU will host their own Spartan Classic on September 12 - 13 with
guest teams from Charlotte, Bethune-Cookman and UMES ready to do
battle in the two day affair.
The Spartans take on William & Mary in a non conference match on
September 17 before heading to the Villanova Classic to match skills
against Penn, Villanova and Sacred Heart on September 20 - 21.
The Spartans start their Mid Eastern Athletic Conference volleyball
schedule against Hampton on September 27.
The Aggies were picked to finish fifth in the South Division Mid Eastern
Athletic conference preseason poll, as they headed to the Radford
Tournament where they lost all three of their matches.
Dropping a five set match to Winthrop on September 3 the Aggies
headed to the Ashford Suites Aggie-Spartan Invitational where they
finished 1-2 with a victory against Alabama State before losing to UNC
Greensboro and Murray State on September 6 - 7.
The Aggies go to UNC Wilmington for three matches on September 13 -
14 against UNC Wilmington, Western Carolina and UNC Asheville before
they play in two more non conference matches first on September 17
against Charlotte in Moore Gymnasium and Appalachian State in North
Carolina on September 18.
The High Point Tournament is next on September 20 - 21 with guest
teams from Davidson, Murray State and host High Point.
One more home game against Campbell is scheduled before NCAT faces
North Carolina Central for the first Mid Eastern Athletic Conference
volleyball match on September 27.
The Eagles are off to a slow start this season having started off with
three losses on their own volleyball court, the McDougal-McLendon
Gymnasium, at their NCCU Invitational on August 30-31 where their
wings were clipped by Hampton, Evansville and Murray State.
They were swept by UNC Asheville on September 3 and were again
tossed from their nest as they went winless at the Campbell Invitational
against Campbell, Georgetown and Indiana State the weekend of
Septemebr 6 -7.
Their luck didn't change in a subsequent home match against Alabama
State who swept them on September 8 and at Howard University on
September 10 where again they lost in three.
The Eagles were picked to finish second in the South Division Mid
Eastern Athletic conference preseason poll and on September 13 - 14
they test their 0-9 record at the Elon Phoenix Classic where they go up
against East Carolina Pirates, Elon and Gardner-Webb.
East Carolina faces the Eagles again this time in a non conference
match at the McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium on September 17 before
the Eagles travel to their last tournament, the Spartan Spiketacular
to face TCU, UNC Greensboro and George Mason on September 20 - 21.
On September 27, the North Carolina's will battle in the first Mid Eastern
Athletic Conference volleyball match of the season.
First year coach Valerie Jones has her work cut out for her as the
Bulldogs work to improve on their last season record of 9 - 15, which
tied them for second place in the southern division of the MEAC race.
With five returning starters the Bulldogs were picked to finish third in
the South Division Mid Eastern Athletic conference preseason poll.
The Gamecock Invitational was the Bulldogs first stop where they lost
three matches in three sets against South Carolina, High Point and
Florida International on August 30 - 31.
They repeated those results at the College of Charleston Invitational on
September 6 -7 against Indiana, College of Charleston and Coastal
Carolina losing all three matches in three sets.
The Citadel is next where the Bulldogs will take their 0-9 record to
South Carolina to confront Radford, Charleston Southern and The
Citadel on September 13 - 14.
Dukes Gymnasium, the Bulldogs home volleyball court, is the site of a
non conference match against Wofford college on September 17 before
the Bulldogs head to the Hilton 49er Invite at UNC Charlotte to face
Elon, Tennessee State and Elon on September 20 - 21.
Bethune Cookman is the first Mid Eastern Athletic Conference volleyball
opponent for SCSU on September 27.
Another game is scheduled against Alabama State on September 14
before the last tournament, the Radford University Tournament where
Savannah State faces Tulane, Radford and Coppin State on September
20 - 21.
A match against the Citadel is scheduled on September 25 and then the
MEAC volleyball schedule starts with the Rattlers of Florida A&M visiting
the Savannah State campus on September 27.
Savannah State opened with three losses in three sets on August 30 -
31 at the Winthrop University Tournament against Fordham, Tennessee
Tech and Winthrop.
They lost all four matches at the Stetson University Tournament on
September 6 - 7 to Stetson, Providence College, Bethune Cookman and
On September 10 they lost to a visiting Charleston Southern before
making the trip to the Alabama State Tournament where they will face
Jacksonville State, University of New Orleans, and University of
Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
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