Green Bay Announces Spring Volleyball Schedule

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Release: March 19, 2012
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Brittany Groth is one of nine letterwinners on the Green Bay roster.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay volleyball team will play in three tournaments this spring, including a home alumni event on March 31. Head coach Debbie Kirch's team will open the spring slate this weekend a tournament at Marquette. The Phoenix will wrap up the spring at UIC's spring tournament on April 21.

Kirch will be replacing three impactful hitters with the graduations of seniors Abbey Gitter (Hortonville, Wis.), Kelly Mischler (Kaukauna, Wis.) and Carlie Willison (Greenfield, Wis.), but will also welcome back All-Horizon League libero Brittany Groth (Oak Creek, Wis.), middle hitter Carmen Leitermann (Schofield, Wis.) and setter Leah Poel (Jenison, Mich.) among nine returning letterwinners.

Groth, Leitermann and Poel recently competed in the U.S. Women's National Team open tryouts in Colorado Springs, Colo. Groth broke the single-season school record for digs with 656 in 2011.

The alumni event on March 31 will get underway at the Kress Center at 9:30 a.m. and is free of charge and open to the public. The Phoenix will be doing a four-on-four tournament before concluding with a best-of-five match.

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SCHEDULE
Friday , August 26
Volleyball 
vs. South Dakota State
12:30 PM
KRESS CENTER
 
Volleyball 
vs. Eastern Illinois
7:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 
Saturday , August 27
Volleyball 
vs. Stephen F. Austin
4:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 
Friday , September 02
Volleyball 
at SIUE
7:00 PM
Edwardsville, Ill.
 
Saturday , September 03
Volleyball 
at Evansville
12:00 PM
Edwardsville, Ill.
 
Friday , September 09
Volleyball 
at Western Illinois
10:00 AM
Springfield, Mo.
 
Volleyball 
at IUPUI
5:00 PM
Springfield, Mo.
 
Saturday , September 10
Volleyball 
at McNeese State
10:00 AM
Springfield, Mo.
 
Volleyball 
at Ohio State
5:00 PM
Springfield, Mo.
 
Friday , September 16
Volleyball 
at Toledo
4:30 PM
Minneapolis, Minn.
 
Saturday , September 17
Volleyball 
at North Dakota
12:00 PM
Minneapolis, Minn.
 
Volleyball 
at Minnesota
7:00 PM
Minneapolis, Minn.
 
Friday , September 23
Volleyball 
vs. Valparaiso
6:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 
Saturday , September 24
Volleyball 
vs. Northern Kentucky
2:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
 
Friday , September 30
Volleyball 
at UIC
7:00 PM
Chicago, Ill.
 
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