hosts first of three spring events
FAYETTEVILLE -- The University of Arkansas
volleyball team will host the first of three spring tournaments Saturday,
April 3, in Barnhill Arena.
All three events take place in Barnhill Arena
and are free to the public.
The Lady Razorbacks welcome Georgia Tech,
Illinois and Kansas State Saturday with matches beginning at 9:00 a.m.
The Lady'Backs open with Kansas State at 9:00 a.m., followed by a 10:00
a.m. match with Illinois and an 11:00 a.m. contest against Georgia Tech.
Saturday's matches will feature an abbreviated
format playing just two games to 30 points.
The Lady Razorbacks finished the 2003 season
with a 27-7 overall record advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Arkansas was eliminated by No. 6 Kansas State in Manhattan, Kan., last
year. The Wildcats finished the 2003 season with a 30-5 record and reached
the Sweet 16.
Georgia Tech concluded the regular season
with a 34-4 mark reaching the Elite 8. Tech has defeated Alabama and Tennessee
this spring and split with Florida. Illinois went 26-7 this season also
reaching the Elite 8.
Arkansas returns three starters and seven
letterwinners this year and has added six newcomers for the 2004 season.
For more information about Arkansas volleyball
log on to www.ladybacks.com.