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Volleyball Prepares For Five Matches In Five Days, Opens With EIVA Tilt

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 03/14/2014
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Princeton will play five matches in five days starting Saturday.
Courtesy: Beverly Schaefer

TONY ENSBURY ON TIGERCAST

After playing six home matches in 12 days, the Princeton men's volleyball team will open a stretch of five matches in five days Saturday when it heads to Rutgers-Newark for a pair of matches. The Tigers will open with an EIVA showdown against the Scarlet Knights (1 pm), and then take on former league opponent NYU (3 pm).

Following those matches, Princeton will take a Spring Break trip to North Carolina to play a trio of teams in the Conference Carolinas. On Monday at 7, Princeton will be in Misenheimer, N.C., to take on Pfeiffer; two days later, the Tigers will head to Mount Olive, N.C., for Wednesday showdowns against both Barton (5 pm) and Mount Olive (7 pm).

The Tigers (7-7, 6-2 EIVA) will head into that stretch in third place in the EIVA, though still in contention to host the league championships at the end of April. A victory over Rutgers-Newark (4-8, 0-6) would give Princeton the same league record as Harvard, though the Crimson would have a season-ending tiebreaker due to head-to-head results.

NYU is currently 12-7 on the season.

Pfeiffer, Barton and Mount Olive are each competing for the Conference Carolinas title, and both Pfeiffer and Mount Olive are currently among the Top 3 in the league standings.

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Friday
M. Volleyball
vs. Long Beach (2015 UCSB ASICS Invitational)
- 1:00 PM
M. Volleyball
vs. UC-Santa Barbara (2015 UCSB ASICS Invitational)
- 10:00 PM
January
10
Saturday
M. Volleyball
vs. Cal-State Northridge (2015 UCSB ASICS Invitational)
- 4:30 PM
January
25
Sunday
M. Volleyball
at UCLA
- 10:00 PM
January
26
Monday
M. Volleyball
at UC-Irvine
- 10:00 PM
January
28
Wednesday
M. Volleyball
at UC-San Diego
- 9:00 PM
February
06
Friday
M. Volleyball
at NJIT
- 7:00 PM
February
13
Friday
M. Volleyball
vs. Harvard
- 7:00 PM
February
14
Saturday
M. Volleyball
vs. Sacred Heart
- 4:00 PM
February
20
Friday
M. Volleyball
vs. Coker
- 7:00 PM
February
27
Friday
M. Volleyball
vs. George Mason
- 7:00 PM
March
06
Friday
M. Volleyball
vs. Juniata
- 7:00 PM
March
07
Saturday
M. Volleyball
vs. NJIT
- 7:00 PM
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