The Central Connecticut volleyball team opens the 2016 season in Detrick Gymnasium with the CCSU Invitational on Friday and Saturday. The Blue Devils will play Iona on Friday at 4 p.m. to open the two-day tournament, while Lehigh and Fordham will play at 7 p.m. The event will continue with four matches on Saturday.
Fans can follow the weekend's action with the schedule and links below.
Full Schedule • CCSU Invitational
Saturday, August 29
Iona vs. Fordham | 11:00 a.m. | Live Stats
CCSU vs. Lehigh | 1:30 p.m. | Live Stats | Video
CCSU vs. Fordham | 4:00 p.m. | Live Stats | Video
Lehigh vs. Iona | 6:30 p.m. | Live Stats
Central was tabbed fifth in the preseason Northeast Conference coaches poll and head coach Linda Sagnelli will begin her 17th season at the helm. The Blue Devils return a veteran roster with five seniors. Central's returnees include senior Rachel Fish, who led the team with 380 digs and 24 aces in 2015, senior Brooke Schwab, who had a team-high 93 blocks, and sophomore Raquel Quirarte, who led the team with 221 kills in 2015.