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Volleyball Announces 2003 Schedule

Volleyball Announces 2003 Schedule

April 29, 2003

The Clemson volleyball team’s 2003 schedule was released today by head volleyball coach Jolene Jordan Hoover. The schedule features 11 matches against seven teams that advanced to post-season play in 2002.

The 2003 team will open its season at the Illinois State Classic in Normal, IL on Aug. 29-30. The Tigers will face Nebraska which finished the 2002 season ranked fifth in the country, as well as Illinois State and Illinois. Clemson’s first home match is on Sept. 3 against Furman in Jervey Gym. The Tigers will then look to defend their home tournament title as they play host to the Big Orange Bash on Sept. 5-6. The tournament will feature Clemson, Winthrop, College of Charleston and Texas Tech. On Sept. 9, Clemson will take on instate rival South Carolina at Jervey Gym.

The Tigers will travel to Conway, SC on Sept. 12-13 to take on Coastal Carolina, Wofford and Georgetown. On Sept. 19-20, the team will return home to play host to the Clemson Invitational. East Tennessee State, Charleston Southern and the University of Illinois-Chicago will compete in this year’s tournament.

Clemson will open its 2003 ACC season on the road against North Carolina and NC State on Sept. 23 and 27, respectively. The Tigers will return home for their first ACC match in Jervey Gym on Oct. 3 and 4 against Virginia and Maryland. After traveling to Duke and Wake Forest on Oct. 10-11, Clemson will return home to face Georgia Tech on Oct. 14. The Tigers will hit the road again on Oct. 17 as they travel to Tallahassee, FL to face Florida State. Clemson will play host to Appalachian State, NC State and North Carolina before traveling to Maryland on Oct. 31 and Virginia on Nov. 1. The Tigers return home on Nov. 4 as they play host to Wake Forest, Florida State and Duke before traveling to Georgia Tech on Nov. 15.

The 2003 Tigers will compete at the ACC Championships on Nov. 20-23, in Orlando, FL at Disney’s Wide World of Sports.

2003 Clemson Volleyball Schedule

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 29 (Fri) #Nebraska 5:00 p.m.
Aug. 30 (Sat) #Illinois State 12:00 a.m.
Aug. 30 (Sat) #Illinois 5:00 p.m.
Sept. 3 (Wed) FURMAN 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 5 (Fri) $WINTHROP 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 6 (Sat) $COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON ^11:00 a.m.
Sept. 6 (Sat) $TEXAS TECH ^6:30 p.m.
Sept. 9 (Tues) SOUTH CAROLINA 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 12 (Fri) %Coastal Carolina 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 13 (Sat) %Florida Atlantic 10:00 a.m.
Sept. 13 (Sat) %Wofford 2:00 p.m.
Sept. 17 (Wed) @Georgia 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 19 (Fri) *EAST TENNESSEE STATE 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 20 (Sat) *CHARLESTON SOUTHERN 12:00 p.m.
Sept. 20 (Sat) *Illinois-Chicago 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 23 (Tues) @North Carolina 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 27 (Sat) @North Carolina State 7:00/7:30 p.m.
Oct. 3 (Fri) VIRGINIA 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 4 (Sat) MARYLAND 6:00 p.m.
Oct. 10 (Fri) @Duke 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 11 (Sat) @Wake Forest 6:00 p.m.
Oct. 14 (Tues) GEORGIA TECH 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 17 (Fri) @Florida State 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 21 (Tues) APPALACHIAN STATE 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 24 (Fri) NORTH CAROLINA STATE 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 31 (Fri) @Maryland 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 1 (Sat) @Virginia 5:00 p.m.
Nov. 4 (Tues) WAKE FOREST 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 7 (Fri) FLORIDA STATE 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 9 (Sun) DUKE 1:00 p.m.
Nov. 15 (Sat) @Georgia Tech 7:30/8:00 p.m.
Nov. 20-23 (Thurs-Sun) ACC Tournament @ Disney World TBA

# – Illinois State Classic, Normal, IL $ – Big Orange Bash, Clemson, SC % – Coastal Carolina, Conway, SC * – Clemson Invitational, Clemson, SC ^ – Times could be adjusted due to football game time