FRANKLIN, Ind. – The 2019 Franklin volleyball schedule was announced on Friday (Jul. 19) afternoon and will feature 13 home matches and a two-day invitational set to take place inside the Spurlock Center this fall.
The regular season begins on Friday, Aug. 30, when the Grizzlies head west to Santa Cruz, Calif. to take part in the 2019 Slugfest, hosted by UC Santa Cruz. Upon returning to the Midwest, the Grizzlies will welcome Wilmington College to town for their 2019 home opener on Sept. 4.
Two days later, the Grizzlies open up play at their 2019 home tournament. Franklin will take on Baldwin Wallace and Oglethorpe on Friday (Sept. 6) night before hosting Greenville and Marietta on Saturday (Sept. 7) afternoon.
Franklin will play their next eight matches away from home, facing Berea (Sept. 10), St. Mary-of-the-Woods (Sept. 17), Albion (Sept. 21) and Olivet (Sept. 21). In the middle of that stretch is the two-day Hanover Tournament that features meetings with Adrian, Capital, Trine and Centre. September closes with home contests with Spalding (Sept. 24), Manchester (Sept. 28) and a rematch with Capital (Sept. 28).
The final month of the regular season sees the Grizzlies take on Ancilla (Oct. 2), Defiance (Oct. 18), Bluffton (Oct. 27) and Trine (Oct. 27) ahead of the regular season finale against Earlham (Nov. 2). Their busy October also features road matchups with Mount St. Joseph (Oct. 5), Mt. Vernon Nazarene (Oct. 5), Rose-Hulman (Oct. 9), Anderson (Oct. 11), Spalding (Oct. 16), Transylvania (Oct. 23) and Hanover (Oct. 29).
The full schedule with start times can be found at the top of the page.