Hurricanes to get taste of Big East

UM volleyball head coach Nicole Lantagne announced the 2002 Hurricanes schedule earlier this week, which includes competition in the Big East Conference after competing as an independent last year.

The Hurricanes will participate in three tournaments to begin the season, opening up Aug. 30-31 in the Wichita State Tournament that will also feature Stephen A. Austin and Georgia. The Canes will return the following week to host the Hurricane Invitational on Sept. 6-7 with the additional participation of Howard, Oregon and Fordham. UM will take part in the FIU nvitational Sept. 13-14 and will face Florida State in the four-team tournament.

Miami will start their conference schedule with four consecutive road matches, starting with Boston College, Sept. 27. UM will also face Syracuse, Notre Dame (Nov. 11), St. John¹s (Oct. 29), Connecticut (Nov. 3) and Seton Hall (Oct. 13) at home. The Hurricanes host Rutgers, Oct. 11.

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