MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The University of Montevallo volleyball team has released its 2012 schedule. The 2012 season marks the 40th year of volleyball at Montevallo. The Falcons will host 10 regular season home matches while hitting the road for 22 games.
The Falcons open up the 2012 season at the 7th Annual Lions Classic in St. Leo, Florida hosted by Saint Leo University. UM will play four matches over two days on August 31 and September 1. UM will open up against Southwest Baptist University and Queens University of Charlotte on day one and take on the University of Charleston and host Saint Leo on day two.
The Falcons will then travel to the University of West Georgia for a single match on September 4. After a tournament at Anderson on September 7-8 and a tournament at Carson-Newman on Sept. 14-15, the Falcons travel to the University of West Alabama for a single match.
After a 13-match road swing to open the season, the Falcons open up their home court on September 22 as they host Augusta State University in their Peach Belt Conference opener.
The Falcons hit the road for a pair of matches against teams that finished the 2011 season ranked in the top-25. UM travels to #25 Armstrong Atlantic State University on September 28 and then heads south to #14 Flagler College on September 29.
UM hosts a tri-match on October 6 as the Falcons take on USC Aiken and the University of Alabama-Huntsville.
UM also hosts #25 Armstrong and #14 Flagler on November 2-3. The final home match for the Falcons is another tri-match as the Falcons host UNC Pembroke and the University of West Florida on November 10.