Six-Team USC Men's Volleyball Fall Tournament This Weekend|
Oct. 19, 2010
The USC men's volleyball squad will host the 6-team pre-season USC Fall Tournament this Friday and Saturday (Oct. 22 and 23) in the Galen Center Pavilion.
The Trojans will be joined by Mountain Pacific Sports Federation opponents UCLA, Cal State Northridge, Long Beach State, UC Santa Barbara and Pacific.
Admission is free. The Galen Center Pavilion is adjacent to the Galen Center, with the volleyball courts on the upstairs level.
On Friday at 2:30 p.m., USC faces Cal State Northridge on Court 1 while UCLA and Long Beach State play on Court 2. Then at 4:15 p.m., Pacific plays Cal State Northridge on Court 1 and UC Santa Barbara meets Long Beach State on Court 2. At 6 p.m., the Trojans battle Pacific on Court 1 and UCLA plays UC Santa Barbara on Court 2.
Saturday's competition begins at 9 a.m. with UC Santa Barbara versus Cal State Northridge on Court 1 and Pacific against Long Beach State on Court 2. Then at 10:45 a.m., it's USC playing Long Beach State on Court 1 and UCLA meeting Pacific on Court 2. The 12:30 p.m. matches are the Trojans against UC Santa Barbara on Court 1 and UCLA versus Cal State Northridge on Court 2. At 2:15 p.m., UC Santa Barbara takes on Pacific on Court 1 while Cal State Northridge and Long Beach State play on Court 2. The tourney concludes with USC facing UCLA at 4 p.m. on Court 1.
All matches will be the best of 3 sets, with the first 2 sets played to 25 points and the third set to 15 points.
This is the first pre-season tourney for USC. The Trojans then play an alumni match on Nov. 6 before heading to UCLA on Nov. 19 and 20 for the UCLA SAC Tournament, with UC Santa Barbara and Cal State Northridge in the field.