2012 volleyball schedule released

ALVA, Okla. - Northwestern Oklahoma State University volleyball coach Fernanda Frey and the Department of Athletics have announced the volleyball schedule for the upcoming 2012 season.

The slate features 30 matches. Eight matches will be home contests while 22 will be on the road including three tournaments and one scrimmage.

Northwestern will kick off regular season play with four matches at the Pittsburg State Volleyball Classic on Aug. 31.

The Lady Rangers will make their home, and Great American Conference debut, on Sept. 11 when Southwestern Oklahoma State comes to Alva.

Northwestern will play the rest of their home matches against conference opponents (East Central, Arkansas-Monticello, Southern Arkansas, Southeastern Oklahoma State, Harding, Southern Nazarene) with the exception of an Oct. 9 contest against Oklahoma Panhandle State.

Frey will take her team to two other tournaments: the Southwest Baptist Purple Bash (Sept. 7-8) and to the Southwest Baptist Crossover (Oct. 5-6).

2012 Schedule