Women's Volleyball: Eagles Announce 25-Game Schedule For 2012
Nashua, NH – A 13-game home slate highlights the Daniel Webster College women's volleyball program's 25-game 2012 regular season schedule as announced today by the DWC department of athletics.
DWC comes off a 16-9 overall mark last season which included a 5-3 record in NECC play. DWC advanced to the NECC final four for the fourth straight year and went on to their second straight ECAC New England Championship tournament.
Fifth-year Head Coach Braden Zamore's club has produced the highest winning percentage among NECC programs over the previous four seasons, which has also included the best run in program history. DWC has combined to post an overall record of 64-31 (.673) including a 25-4 (.862) mark in NECC regular season play. That run has produced three NECC regular season titles, one tournament championship, and two ECAC appearances.
The Eagles open with a four-game home slate beginning with the University of Southern Maine on September 5th at 7:00 p.m., follows with a tri-match with Mount Ida College and Wentworth Institute on September 8th, and closes the home stand against Anna Maria College on September 11th at 7:00 p.m.
After a road visit to Suffolk University on September 13th, DWC hosts Saint Joseph's of Connecticut on the 20th, visits Salem State University for a tri-match that includes Worcester State on the 22nd, returns to host Saint Joseph's of Maine on September 25th and closes the month with a one-day tournament at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts which includes matchups with Kean University, SUNY-Cobleskill, and host MCLA.
The Eagles open October with their first four NECC matches starting with Elms College at home on the 2nd, visit Southern Vermont College on the 6th, host Newbury College on the 10th, and head to Becker College on the 13th as part of a regional tri-match that also includes Clark University.
After a visit to NECC rival Lesley University on the 13th, the Eagles come home for their next four, facing Eastern Nazarene (Oct. 18), a tri-match with NECC foe Mitchell College along with Gordon College (Oct. 20) and longtime intracity rival Rivier College (Oct. 22).
After a visit to Regis College for a NECC matchup on October 24th, the Eagles close the regular season at home on October 27th with a tri-match against NECC rival Bay Path College along with Pine Manor College.
The NECC quarterfinals take place on Tuesday, October 30th at higher seeds while the final four, hosted by the highest remaining seed, is slated for Friday, November 2nd and Saturday, November 3rd.