The Alfred State volleyball team will kickoff their 2013-14 by hosting the Pioneer Classic on Saturday afternoon. The six-team tournament will feature some familiar NJCAA opponents.
The Lady Pioneers will be paired up in Pool - A with Nassau CC and Mercyhurst University North East while Butler (PA) County CC, Jamestown CC, and Herkimer CCC will battle in Pool - B.
|Start Time||Format||Court 1||Court 2|
|10 a.m.||3 sets||Alfred St. vs. Nassau CC||Butler CCC vs. Jamestown CC|
|11:30 a.m.||3 sets||Alfred St. vs. Mercyhurst North East||Butler CCC vs. Herkimer CCC|
|1 p.m.||3 sets||Nassau CC vs. Mercyhurst North East||Jamestown CC vs. Herkimer CCC|
|2:30 p.m.||Best of 5||1st place Pool A vs. 2nd place Pool B||1st place Pool B vs. 2nd place Pool A|
|4:30 p.m.||Best of 5||5th place match: 3rd place Pool A vs. 3rd place Pool B|
|6:30 p.m.||Best of 5||Championship Match||3rd place Match|
Alfred State was 27-15 last season in their final NJCAA year. The Lady Pioneers were the runner-ups in this tournament last year as Butler CCC took the tournament crown.