Graystone Unveils 2021 Volleyball Slate

LUBBOCK, Texas – Pursuing a 2020 period that stretched into the spring of 2021, Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas – Pursuing a 2020 period that stretched into the spring of 2021, Texas Tech volleyball head mentor Tony Graystone introduced the 2021 schedule, which will contain the two meeting and nonconference matchups spanning from August to November. 
 
“We are all hunting forward to returning to a traditional period agenda with absolutely everyone participating in and acquiring a drop championship this 12 months,” claimed Graystone. “It will be great to have that balance and for everybody to be on the identical web site once more.”
 
The 2021 slate attributes 29 matches with 4 tournaments which include the Purple Raider Classic and 11 total household gatherings. Tech will facial area off from seven RPI top 75 groups, three of which are Large 12 foes. 
 
“We have put collectively an intense non-convention agenda,” added Graystone. “It will undoubtedly prepare us for the Big 12 and also ideally give us a strong resume for put up-period thought.”
 
Levels of competition will get started on the road at Rocky Leading as the Crimson Raiders travel to Tennessee to deal with the Vols, NC Condition and East Tennessee Point out Aug. 27-28 for the Tennessee Basic. Tech will open the tournament versus ETSU and Tennessee on Friday, Aug. 27 and shut with NC Point out on Saturday. 
 
Tech will head south down US-84 for a Tuesday night time matchup with Abilene Christian on Aug. 31 right before returning dwelling for the house opener.
 
Tech will open up property levels of competition Sept. 3-4 by internet hosting Texas State, Rhode Island and Ohio Condition in the Purple Raider common at United Supermarkets Arena. 
 
The Purple Raiders will go again on the street for two extra tournaments to shut out non-convention perform. First, Tech travels to Greeley, Colo. for a match with Northern Colorado (Sept. 8) right before heading to Boulder to face Colorado and San Jose Point out at the Buffs Invitational Sept. 10-11. 
 
Tech wraps up the non-conference slate in New Orleans wherever the Red Raiders will get on Sam Houston, UAB and Tulane Sept. 17-18 at the Inexperienced Wave Volleyball Invitational.
 
“As usually, the Major 12 will be extremely-aggressive and each and every match will be a fight,” stated Graystone. “The Massive 12 will get far better and better each calendar year and we are heading to have some terrific volleyball groups this season.”
 
Large 12 conference play will open up at residence in Lubbock as the Purple Raiders welcome the Kansas Jayhawks for a couple of matches (Sept. 24-25). Tech will go on the road to match up towards Baylor (Oct. 1-2) in Waco. Iowa Condition will visit the United states of america (Oct. 7-8) ahead of Tech heads on the highway for two weeks to sq. off at Oklahoma (Oct. 15-16) and Kansas State (Oct. 27-28). The Red Raiders host TCU (Nov. 5-6) and travel to West Virginia (Nov. 18-19) right before closing out the normal period versus the nationwide runner-up Texas Longhorns (Nov. 26-27) in Lubbock. 
 
“I feel we have put alongside one another a timetable that reflects the confidence we have in our staff heading into 2021. I genuinely like the roster we have constructed and am happy we have grown and improved over the past year. I know this workforce is ready to get back again with each other and get started competing once more,” Graystone concluded.