Volleyball to host 2013 Conference USA Championships
Four-day event held Nov. 21-24 at Alumni Memorial GymMay 16, 2013 · @MTAthletics
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - With the conclusion of Conference USA's annual spring meetings yesterday in Destin, Fla., Middle Tennessee is proud to announce it will host the 2013 C-USA Volleyball Championships, Nov. 21-24.
"We're very excited to host the tournament," head volleyball coach Matt Peck said. "I think this is a huge get for us. Our track record of playing in conference tournaments when we've hosted them has been extremely impressive."
Also at the meetings, representatives voted to increase the size of the volleyball championship field to 12, with the top four seeds earning a bye into Thursday's quarterfinal matches.
"Certainly we're expecting be a very competitive team this year, and we're excited to show off all the new buildings on campus and hosting schools that have never been here," Peck said.
Sites for several Conference USA Championships were selected and will be given to the C‐USA Board of Directors for final approval.
2013-14 CONFERENCE USA CHAMPIONSHIPS
Sport - Dates - Site - Host
Cross Country - TBD - TBD - TBD
Women's Soccer - November 6-10 - Houston, Texas - Rice
Men's Soccer - November 13-17 - Charlotte, N.C. - Charlotte
Volleyball - November 21-24 - Murfreesboro, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee
Football - December 7 - Divisional Champion with best record
Women's Swimming & Diving - February 19-22 - Atlanta, Ga. - C-USA
Indoor Track & Field - February 19-20 - Birmingham, Ala. - UAB
Men's & Women's Basketball - March 11-15 - El Paso, Texas - UTEP
Women's Tennis - April 17-20 - Norfolk, Va. - Old Dominion
Men's Tennis - April 17-20 - Tulsa, Okla. - Tulsa
Women's Golf - April 21-23 - Gulf Shores, Ala. - C-USA
Men's Golf - TBD - Texarkana, Ark. - C-USA
Softball - May 8-10 - Boca Raton, Fla. - Florida Atlantic
Outdoor Track & Field - May 15-18 - TBD - TBD
Women's Rowing - May 17 - Oak Ridge, Tenn. - Tennessee
Baseball - May 21-25 - TBD - TBD
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