ANGOLA, Ind. -- The Trine University women's volleyball team has released its finalized 2018 schedule.
Highlighting the schedule for the Thunder are matchups against three NCAA Division III Volleyball Tournament participants. The team will face off with national-runner up and North Coast Athletic Conference champion Wittenberg University. Trine also takes on Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference champion Hanover College. The Thunder's final matchup against a tournament team is Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association foe and national third-place finisher Calvin College.
Trine will participate in three tournaments this season. They open the year by traveling to the Roger Williams Invitational Tournament in Bristol, R.I. on Aug. 31 - Sept. 1. The next travel to Grand Rapids, Mich. to compete in the MIAA Preview Tournament which will run from Sept. 6-7. The team's final tournament will be the Ohio Wesleyan Bishop Invitational in Delaware, Ohio which will take place Sept. 14-15.
The Thunder's lone other non-conference match comes on Wednesday, Sept. 12 when they travel to face Earlham College.
Trine enters MIAA play by traveling to Adrian College on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The conference slate will look a little different this year featuring only one match against each conference foe rather than the two from previous seasons.
The Thunder will play their first home match of the season against Olivet College and will also host home contests against Calvin College, Hope College and Saint Mary's College during the MIAA regular season.
The team's complete schedule can be accessed by visiting the team's schedule page.