CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston beach volleyball team will open its 2016 season in DeLand, Fla., with five matches in the Stetson Spring Break Invitational. Live stats for all five matches will be available at StetsonStats.com.
The Cougars will play their opening match on Saturday against No. 18 Tulane at 1 p.m. before wrapping up the day against Missouri Baptist at 5 p.m. Sunday will feature a trio of games starting with a bout with Eckerd at 10:30 a.m., a match against UNCW at noon before closing out the tournament against No. 10 Stetson.
CofC returns three players from last year’s squad – senior Melissa Morello, sophomore Krissy Mummey and junior Maddie Hills.
Beach volleyball became the 90th championship sponsored by the NCAA this past summer. The first NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship will be held May 6-8, 2016 in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
For more information on College of Charleston volleyball, visit CofCSports.com or follow the team on Twitter at @CofCVolleyball.