RECAP | Grizzlies Open Season with Split at UC Santa Cruz Slugfest

Photo courtesy of Linda Striggo

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - The 2019 Franklin volleyball season opened on the west coast on Friday (Aug. 30) afternoon, as the Grizzlies took part in day one of the 2019 Slugfest hosted by UC Santa Cruz. 

In the opening contest the Grizzlies (1-1) met the host Banana Slugs (2-0) and put up a battle before falling in three air-tight sets, 26-24, 27-25, 25-19. Later in the day, the Grizzlies got in the win column against Mills College (0-2), sweeping their second match 25-10, 25-16, 25-13. 

Franklin wraps up their weekend trip on Saturday (Aug. 31), when they meet Bard College to open day two of the 2019 Slugfest. First serve is set for 12:30 p.m. eastern time.

Box scores will be available at a later time.