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Phoenix Fan Fest Highlights Busy Home Weekend

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: October 27, 2013
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By: Andrew Gavin (@GBGavin)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Green Bay Athletics will be hosting the annual Phoenix Fan Fest presented by Culver’s from noon-4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Kress Events Center, highlighting a busy home weekend which includes two volleyball matches, swimming and diving, men’s soccer and men’s and women’s basketball. Kids who attend Fan Fest get a free ticket to any of Saturday’s home events. 

The annual Fan Fest event is free to attend and will include numerous activities, highlighted by inflatables, face painting, balloons, games, an appearance from Phlash the Phoenix and the opportunity to play sports and get autographs from your favorite Green Bay student-athletes.

The busy home weekend will get underway with the volleyball team hosting UIC on Friday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. Head coach Michaela Franklin’s squad is 5-4 in Horizon League play and will also host Valparaiso on Saturday at 5 p.m.

Swimming and diving and women’s basketball will also be in action in the Kress Events Center on Saturday. Head coach Jim Merner’s swimming and diving teams will host its first home meet of the season, welcoming South Dakota State to Dorschel Natatorium at noon. The Phoenix women’s basketball squad plays its second and final exhibition game at 1 p.m. when Northern Michigan visits the Kress.

Out at Aldo Santaga Stadium at 1 p.m., the men’s soccer team will hold Senior Day for its 2013 home finale, hosting Oakland. Head coach Dan Popik’s team is 7-5-3 overall and 2-2-1 in league play with two regular season contests to play.

On Sunday, the Green Bay men’s basketball team will hold its only exhibition game of the season at the Resch Center, playing Viterbo at 1 p.m.

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SCHEDULE
Friday , September 30
Volleyball 
at UIC
7:00 PM
Chicago, Ill.
 | Live Stats  | ESPN3  
Sunday , October 02
Volleyball 
at Milwaukee
4:00 PM
Milwaukee, Wis.
 | Live Stats  | TWC SportsChannel / ESPN3  
Friday , October 07
Volleyball 
at Youngstown State
6:00 PM
Youngstown, Ohio
 
Saturday , October 08
Volleyball 
at Oakland
4:00 PM
Rochester, Mich.
 
Wednesday, October 12
Volleyball 
at Cleveland State
6:00 PM
Cleveland, Ohio
 
Sunday , October 16
Volleyball 
vs. Wright State (Dig Pink/Autographs)
12:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 | Live Stats  
Friday , October 21
Volleyball 
vs. Oakland (Free Food Friday [UWGB Students]/Autographs)
6:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 | Live Stats  
Saturday , October 22
Volleyball 
vs. Youngstown State (Alumni Day)
2:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 | Live Stats  
Saturday , October 29
Volleyball 
vs. UIC (Parents Day)
4:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 | Live Stats  
Sunday , October 30
Volleyball 
vs. Milwaukee (Senior Day)
4:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 | Live Stats  
Friday , November 04
Volleyball 
at Northern Kentucky
6:00 PM
Highland Heights, Ky.
 
Saturday , November 05
Volleyball 
at Valparaiso
4:00 PM
Valparaiso, Ind.
 
Wednesday, November 09
Volleyball 
vs. Cleveland State
6:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 | Live Stats  
Sunday , November 13
Volleyball 
at Wright State
12:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
 
Friday , November 18
Volleyball 
at TBD (First Round)
TBA
TBD
 
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