Composite schedule in PDF format
Preseason poll release in PDF format
All nine Horizon League volleyball teams open the 2009 campaign this weekend. Loyola begins its slate at home, while everyone else plays on the road. The League will be involved in 13 matches on Friday and 15 more on Saturday. The full schedule follows:
Friday, Aug. 28
Wright State vs. East Carolina (Richmond, Va.), 9 a.m.
UIC vs. Stephen F. Austin (DeKalb, Ill.), 11 a.m.
Cleveland State vs. Air Force (Philadelphia, Pa.), 12 p.m.
Butler vs. Drake (Fort Wayne, Ind.), 12:30 p.m.
Valparaiso vs. Colorado (Gainesville, Fla.), 5 p.m.
Wright State vs. Temple (Richmond, Va.), 5 p.m.
Youngstown State vs. Villanova (College Park, Md.), 5 p.m.
UIC vs. Western Illinois (DeKalb, Ill.), 6 p.m.
Butler at IPFW, 7 p.m.
Cleveland State vs. Canisius (Philadelphia, Pa.), 7 p.m.
Milwaukee at Iowa State, 7:30 p.m.
Green Bay vs. Pacific (Fresno, Calif.), 8 p.m.
Iowa at Loyola, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 29
Butler vs. Eastern Illinois (Fort Wayne, Ind.), 10:30 a.m.
Cleveland State vs. Farleigh Dickinson (Philadelphia, Pa.), 11 a.m.
Wright State at VCU, 12:30 p.m.
UIC vs. Southern Illinois (DeKalb, Ill.), 1 p.m.
Youngstown State at Maryland, 1 p.m.
Eastern Kentucky at Loyola, 1:30 p.m.
Green Bay at Fresno State, 3 p.m.
Cleveland State at LaSalle, 3:30 p.m.
Milwaukee at Iowa State, 4 p.m.
Butler vs. Kent State (Fort Wayne, Ind.), 5 p.m.
Valparaiso vs. UNLV (Gainesville, Fla.), 5 p.m.
Youngstown State vs. Stony Brook (College Park, Md.), 5 p.m.
Green Bay vs. Cal State Bakersfield (Fresno, Calif.), 8 p.m.
Marquette at Loyola, 8 p.m.
UIC at Northern Illinois, 8 p.m.
All times Eastern (ET)
Visit the volleyball home page of each Horizon League school for more information on the beginning of the 2009 season.