Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Arizona hosts spring volleyball tournament
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: March 27, 2009
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March 27, 2009

The Arizona volleyball team opens its spring schedule tomorrow when it hosts seven other teams as part of the 2009 Arizona Spring Tournament beginning at 9:00 am in McKale Center.

Eight teams, from seven schools will compete in the spring event that has each school playing five matches throughout the day.

After the morning session in McKale, the tournament will move to the new Richard Jefferson Gym next door for the playoff rounds. The first and second place finishers in each pool move to the Winners Bracket, while the third and fourth place teams compete in the Contenders Bracket starting at 1:00 p.m.

The Wildcats open the event against UTEP at 9:00 a.m. and will also play New Mexico 1 and UNLV before the playoff rounds.

Along with Arizona, the tournament field is made up of Northern Arizona, Arizona State, UNLV, UTEP, New Mexico 1, New Mexico 2 and New Mexico State and admission to all matches is free to the public.

Arizona continues its spring schedule with trips to Houston April 4th, UNLV April 18th and to Arizona State April 25th.

Court 1:   Time: Court 2:
ARIZONA vs. UTEP   9am    UNLV vs. UNM1
ARIZONA vs. UNM1   10am    UNLV vs. UTEP
ARIZONA vs. UNLV   11am    UNM1 vs. UTEP
Lunch   Noon   Lunch
Winners Bracket Semi   1pm   Winners Bracket Semi
1st Place Match   2pm   3rd Place Match
Court 3:   Time: Court 4:
 ASU vs. UNM2   9am    NMSU vs. NAU
 ASU vs. NAU   10am    NMSU vs. UNM2
 ASU vs. NMSU   11am    NAU vs. UNM2
Lunch   Noon   Lunch
Contenders Bracket Semi   1pm   Contenders Bracket Semi
5th Place Match   2pm   7th Place Match