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Patriots host volleyball invitational on Friday and Saturday


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



Last Published: September 30, 2009 11:06 AM
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