FLORENCE, SC – The Francis Marion University women’s volleyball team will open its 2009 home schedule by playing host to the six-team FMU Invitational Tournament, Friday and Saturday (Sept. 4-5) in the Smith University Center.
The event will consist of six matches on Friday beginning at 9 a.m., and six more contests on Saturday, also beginning at 9 a.m. Admission is free.
On Friday, the 2-2 Patriots will play Lenoir-Rhyne College (5-0) at 1 p.m. and the University of Alabama in Huntsville (2-3) at 7 p.m. On Saturday, Francis Marion will face the University of Charleston (W.V.) (0-5) at 1 p.m. and Erskine College (2-3) in the final match of the invitational at 7 p.m.
Francis Marion has won 15 of its last 16 home matches.
FMU Invitational Volleyball Tournament
Friday, Sept. 4
9 am University of Charleston (WV) vs University of Alabama in Huntsville
11 am UNC Pembroke vs Erskine College
1:00 Francis Marion University vs Lenoir-Rhine College
3:00 Charleston vs UNCP
5:00 Erskine vs Lenoir-Rhyne
7:00 Francis Marion vs Alabama-Huntsville
Saturday, Sept. 5
9 am Charleston vs Lenoir-Rhyne
11 am UNCP vs Alabama-Huntsville
1:00 Francis Marion vs Charleston
3:00 Alabama-Huntsville vs Erskine
5:00 UNCP vs Lenoir-Rhyne
7:00 Francis Marion vs Erskine