Volleyball to Host Indiana Invitational
Sept. 3, 2014
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – After starting the season 3-0 and winning the UConn Classic tournament, the Indiana Volleyball team returns home to host the Indiana Invitational Sept. 5-6 at University Gym.
The Hoosiers will welcome Miami University (Ohio), Southeast Missouri State and Mississippi State to Bloomington this weekend.
The Hoosiers will host their home opener on Friday at 7:00 p.m. against Miami University (Ohio). On Saturday IU will play Southeast Missouri State (12:00 p.m.) and Mississippi State (7:00 p.m.).
UCONN CLASSIC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
The Hoosiers had four players earn special recognition by being named to the All-Tournament team for the UConn Classic. Senior Morgan Leach was named the MVP of the tournament and was joined by Megan Tallman, Courtney Harnish and Awele Nwaeze on the All-Tournament Team.
LEADING THE BIG TEN
Junior Courtney Harnish leads the Big Ten in digs with 5.33/set and sophomore Megan Tallman leads the conference in assists with 11.92/set. Junior Awele Nwaeze is also second in the conference in blocks with 1.75/set.
40TH SEASON OF IU VOLLEYBALL
This year is a special one, as the team will celebrate the 40th season of Indiana Volleyball. On Oct. 11th there will be a special alumni banquet leading up to the Hoosiers home match against Purdue.
FOLLOW THE HOOSIERS ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Fans can keep up to date with all things IU volleyball by following the team on social media. On twitter you can find the Hoosiers at http://twitter.com/IUVolleyball.
In addition to special features and Q and A’s with coaches and student-athletes there will be two regular shows all season long. The first is Inside IU Volleyball with head coach Sherry Dunbar-Kruzan. Hosted by the voice of IU Volleyball, Sean Nash this show will recap past matches, preview upcoming matches and add special features as well. Also sophomore Jazzmine McDonald will have a weekly video blog called “Smooth Jazz”, where she gives an inside look into the program from the perspective of a student-athlete.
Check back soon