Volleyball Set For UW-Eau Claire Tournament

Posted on September 14th, 2017 by

ST. PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus volleyball team is set for another non-conference tournament, heading to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire for the Nike/Eastbay Fall Classic this weekend with four matches ahead.

The Gusties open the tournament on Friday against the University of Minnesota-Morris and UW-Eau Claire. Day two of the tournament is set with matches against the University of Chicago and Lakeland University.

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Gustavus opened Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play on Wednesday evening in St. Paul, Minn., taking down Hamline University in three sets, 25-16, 25-9, 25-19.

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Gustavus vs. UM-Morris | Friday, 3 p.m. | WATCH

  • Gustavus is 15-6 all-time against Minnesota-Morris, with the Gusties winning 3-0 in the latest meeting, last season.
  • The Cougars are currently riding a four-game win streak, earning four wins at the New England Invitational last weekend and improving their overall record to 7-2.

Gustavus vs. UW-Eau Claire | Friday, 7 p.m. | LIVE STATS | WATCH LIVE

  • Friday evening’s matchup will mark the 20th all-time matchup, with UW-Eau Claire holding a 12-7 advantage over the Gusties. Last season, Gustavus defeated UWEC 3-2.
  • The Blugolds own a 4-4 overall record, most recently defeating Edgewood College and going 2-1 over the weekend at the Augsburg Invitational.

Gustavus vs. Chicago | Saturday, 12 p.m. | WATCH

  • Saturday’s matchup will mark first ever meeting between the Gusties and the Maroons.
  • Chicago received votes in the most recent AVCA Volleyball Coaches’ Poll, having compiled a 5-2 record to begin 2017.

Gustavus vs. Lakeland | Saturday, 2 p.m. | WATCH

  • Gustavus is 3-1 all-time against the Muskies, with the Gusties sweeping Lakeland last weekend at the UW-Stevens Point Tournament.
  • Lakeland is 2-8 overall on the season, most recently falling 3-1 in its Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference opener at Concordia University Wisconsin.
 

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