September 6, 2012

VCU SET TO HOST THIRD DEGREE SPORTSWEAR INVITATIONAL

RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Commonwealth University Volleyball team will welcome the University of Virginia to the Verizon Wireless Arena for the first time and will also battle Appalachian State and undefeated Georgetown Sept. 7-8 at the Third Degree Sportswear Invitational.

The action begins on Friday, Sept. 7 at 4:30 p.m. when Georgetown (5-0) locks horns with Appalachian State (1-6) on the Siegel Center floor.
 
At 7 p.m. VCU (6-1), off to its best start since 2009, will take on in-state rival Virginia (3-3). It will be the first meeting between the schools in Richmond since 2002 and the first ever at the Verizon Wireless Arena. The match will be a Massey Cancer Center Blue Out. The first 100 fans will receive a Massey Cancer Center Blue Out t-shirt.
 
Play resumes on Saturday when Virginia and Georgetown face off at 10:30 a.m. VCU will follow at 1 p.m. against Appalachian State. The Mountaineers will then meet Virginia at 4:30 p.m.
 
VCU will cap the weekend Saturday at 7 p.m. when the Rams take on Georgetown.
 
Fans can follow all the action at VCUAthletics.com and by visiting our Third Degree Sportswear Invitational Tournament Central page.

 

2012 THIRD DEGREE SPORTSWEAR INVITATIONAL SCHEDULE

Fri., Sept. 7        
4:30 p.m. Appalachian State vs. Georgetown
     
7:00 p.m. Virginia at VCU
     

 

Sat., Sept. 8
       
10:30 a.m.
Georgetown vs. Virginia
     
1:00 p.m. Appalachian State at VCU
     
4:30 p.m. Virginia vs. Appalachian State      
7:00 p.m. Georgetown at VCU      
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