TUCSON, Ariz. -After opening practice 13 days ago on Aug. 10, the Arizona volleyball team will host an intra-squad scrimmage at 2 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 28, at the McKale Center. Admission is free and open to the public.
The Wildcats open the season next Wednesday, Sept. 1, when they travel to San Diego for a 7 p.m. match at San Diego State. From there, the team will travel to Hawaii for the Wahine Volleyball Classic, where it will face Eastern Washington, San Diego and No. 13 Hawaii.
The Wildcats are ranked No. 17 in the USA Today/CSTV (College Sports Television) preseason poll. Arizona was also picked by the Pacific-10 Conference head coaches to finish sixth in the conference.
The Wildcats return all six starters and the libero from last year’s squad that played in the program’s eighth-straight NCAA Tournament.