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Arizona Volleyball Red-Blue Scrimmage Slated for Aug. 20
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: August 04, 2011
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Aug. 4, 2011

TUCSON, Ariz. -

Arizona Volleyball will kick off the season with its annual Red-Blue Scrimmage, slated to take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 in the McKale Center. Admission to the event is free.

The Wildcats welcome eight new freshmen to the squad after making their 23rd NCAA Tournament appearance last year and 14th under head coach David Rubio.

The team returns three starters in seniors Cursty Jackson (Los Angeles) and Courtney Karst (Centennial, Colo.) and sophomore Candace Nicholson (Long Beach, Calif.).

Senior Marketa Hanzlova (Liberec, Czech Republic), redshirt-junior Tori Moore (Brea, Calif.) and sophomores Emily Helm (Queen Creek, Ariz.) and Maddie Lozano (Roseville, Calif.) round out the roster for the 2011 season.

Arizona begins competition with the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational on Aug. 26 at the University of Hawaii.