Southwest Athletic Conference Volleyball Schedule

Jackson State and Prairie View A&M
Picked To Win


In the Southwest Athletic Conference volleyball preseason coaches poll,

Jackson State headlines the teams picked to win the Eastern Division

title.


Alabama A&M and Alabama State came in second and third respectively,

followed by Mississippi Valley State and Alcorn State.



In the Western Division, Prairie View A&M was the coaches first place

choice to finish first, followed by Texas Southern with a total of 78

votes, Arkansas-Pine Bluff with 51, Southern received 47 votes and

Grambling State was picked to come in last with 32 votes.



Alabama State Hornets



The Hornets began their season at the UCF Tournament where they

won against UAPB and lost their next three matches against UNF,

Valporaiso and the University of Central Florida on August 30 - 31.


On the weekend of September 6 - 7  the Hornets buzzed their way to

the Spartan/Aggie Invitational where they lost to NC A&T, Murray State

and UNCG.



A trip to North Carolina Central on September 8 resulted in a victory is

planned  before the Hornets went to the ISTAP Collegiate Cup where

they won three matches against UNO, UAPB and Savannah State and

suffered one loss to Jacksonville State.



One last match is scheduled against Alabama on September 24 before

the Hornets Alcorn State for their first Southwest Athletic Conference

volleyball match on September 27.



Mississippi Valley State



Apart of the Eastern Division, Mississippi Valley beat Philander Smith

College in three and lost to Nicholls State and Tulane on August 30 and

lost again to Rider on August 31. .



On September 4 they beat Tougaloo College in three before losing to

Florida Atlantic and Charleston Southern on September 6.


On the next day they were swept by Jacksonville and North Florida.



They beat Rust College on September 9 before losing to Texas A&m

Corpus Christi in four, UT Arlington in three and UTSA on September 14.


On September 16, they lost to UAPB in three sets.



Matches are scheduled against Philander Smith College, Rust college and

Tougaloo College before their Southwest Athletic Conference volleyball

match against Alabama A&M on September 27.



Jackson State Tigers



The Jackson State Tigers, another Eastern Division team attended the

Southern Miss Tournament on August 30 - 31 where they were swept in

all three matches against Southern Miss, Troy ans Stephen F Austin.



On September 13 -14 the Tigers travelled to the Central Arkansas Sugar

Bear Classic where they lost to UT Pan American, Central Arkansas,

Arkansas-Pine Bluff before winning against Louisiana-Monroe.



On September 10 they lost to Lafayette before attending the Sam

Houston Tournament where they lost three matches against Washington

State, Sam Houston State and Lamar on September 13 - 14.


The Tigers lost in three against South Alabama in three sets against

South Alabama and are set to travel to the Georgia Southern

Tournament on September 20 - 21 to face Central Michigan, Charleston

Southern.


The first Southwest Athletic Conference volleyball game is against

Southern on September 25.



Alabama A&M Bulldogs



Alabama A&M is another Eastern division team who started their season

with a 0-3 record by being swept by three major volleyball schools

whose teams are all currently ranked in the top 20 Western Kentucky,

Purdue and the Trojans of the University of Southern California at the

Purdue Tournament on August 30 - 31.


The Bulldogs lost three more at the University of Memphis Tournament

on September 6 - 7 against Memphis, Southeastern Louisiana and

Western Carolina.


On September 11 they lost in five sets against the University of

Alabama in Huntsville before heading to the Missouri State Tournament


On September 13 - 14 where they were swept by all four attending

teams from Oklahoma, Missouri State, Middle Tennessee and Tennessee

State.



The College of Charleston Tournament is the last one of the preseason

and the Bulldogs are set to face College of Charleston, UNC Asheville

and Southern Methodist on September 20 - 21.



On September 24, in the T.M. Elmore Gym, the Bulldogs home

volleyball court, AAMU will face the University of Tennessee Martin

before they confront Mississippi Valley State on September 27 for the

first Southwest Athletic Conference volleyball match.



Alcorn State Braves



The Braves of Alcorn State started the season with a home match

which they lost against Louisiana-Lafayette and a road trip to McNeese

State on September 4 which they lost in three as well.



On September 6-7 they lost all three matches at the Sawyer Camillo

Memorial Volleyball Classic against Houston, Louisiana-Lafayette and

Nicholls State.



They face Grambling State on September 10, Dillard on September 12

and Louisiana Lafayette on September 17, a match against Southern on

September 18 and a match against Arkansas Pine Bluff on September 24

before facing Alabama State in their first Southwest Athletic Conference

volleyball match on September 27.



Grambling State Tigers



Western division leader heading into the fourth week of preseason

competition Grambling State lost three matches on August 30 - 31 at

the University of Texas El Paso Tournament against Louisiana Tech,

Abilene Christian and UT Arlington..



On September 4, the Tigers registered their first victory against

conference opponents UAPB in a preseason match on their home court.



The Tigers lost to SMU two days in a row on September 6 - 7 then

faced Alcorn State who they beat in five sets.



On September 13 - 14 they travel to the TCU Tournament to face

Texas Christian before matching skills against Louisiana Tech on

September 17.



On September 27, is the first Southwest Athletic Conference volleyball

match against Texas Southern at home.




Texas Southern Tigers



Currently second in the Western Division SWAC standings the Tigers

hosted their own Texas Southern Invitational where they lost to Oral

Roberts then won two in a row against Southern and Prairie View A&M

on August 30-31.


The Tigers lost to the University of Houston in five on September 3

before travelling to the UTEP Tournament on September 6 - 7 where

they lost to Oral Roberts, Southern and UTEP.



The Tigers won a midweek match against Huston-Tillotson before

travelling to the Tulane Tournament where they lost to Tulane, North

Dakota and Florida A&M on September 13 - 14.



A match against UT Pan American is planned on September 23 before

the Tigers face Grambling State in their first Southwest Athletic

Conference volleyball game on September 27.



Arkansas Pine Bluff Lions



Third in the Western Division, UAPB Lady Lions lost four straight

matches to Alabama State, Valparaiso, North Florida and Central Florida

at the Holiday Inn Select/UCF Invitational on August 30 - 31.



They lost to Louisiana Tech and Grambling State in midweek matches on

September 3-4.



On September 5 - 7 they lost to University of Central Arkansas,

University of Texas Pan American and University of Louisville before

beating Jackson State at the Central Arkansas Tournament.



They lost their match to Philander Smith College on September 9 and to

University of Arkansas-Monticello before losing three more to

Jacksonville State, Alabama State and New Orleans before winning over

Savannah State at the Alabama State Tournament on September 13 -

14.



On September 16 they beat UAPB in three and are set to attend the

Southern Illinois Tournament on September 20-21 to face Georgia State,

Southern Illinois and DePaul.



One more match is scheduled against Alcorn State on their home 

volleyball court, the H.O. Clemmons Arena  the on September 24

before the first Southwest Athletic Conference volleyball match against

Texas Southern on October 4.



Prairie View A&M Panthers



The Panthers beat Southern in a season opening match on August 30

before losing three more matches at the Texas Southern Tournament

against Oral Roberts, Texas Southern on August 31.


They lost another match to Houston Baptist on September 3.



At the North Texas Invitational the Panthers lost four matches to

Northwestern State, North Texas, Texas State and Utah.


They lost another midweek match to Houston Baptist on September 10.



At the McNeese/Fairfield Suites invitational PVAMU lost to Southern

Miss, Texas Pan-American, Louisiana Monroe and McNeese State before

getting their first victory against Huston Tillotson on September 16.



The Panthers are set to attend the Long Beach State Classic where

they will face Oregon, CSU Bakersfield and Long Beach State on

September 20 - 21.



Two more matches are scheduled first against McNeese State and then

against Huston Tillotson before the Panthers face Grambling State

Tigers on September 30 for their first SWAC volleyball match.



Southern Jaguars



At the Texas Southern Tournament the Jags finished 0-3 losing matches

to Prairie View A&M, Texas Southern and Oral Roberts on August 30 -

31.



At the UTEP Tournament they finished 1-2 with losses to UTEP and Oral

Roberts and a win against Texas Southern on September 6 - 7.



The Jags lost in three to McNeese State in a midweek match in their

Cliford Seymour Gym on September 11 before travelling to the Lion

Classic where they lost all four matches to Stetson, Louisiana Tech,

Southeastern and Nebraska-Omaha on September 13-14.



A match against Alcorn State on September 18 and another encounter

with Jackson State  on September 25 precede the jags first Southwest

Athletic Conference volleyball match on October 2 against Prairie View

A&M.



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