NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Scarlet Knight volleyball team (2-7) will open its home slate, hosting the Rutgers Embassy Suites Classic on Friday, Sept. 16, through Sunday, Sept. 18, at the College Avenue Gymnasium.
The five participating teams include Harvard (2-1), Fairfield (5-5), Maryland-Baltimore County (4-5), Temple (4-6) and Rutgers. Fairfield and UMBC will kick off the three-day event on Friday at 4:00 p.m., followed by Rutgers and Temple at 7:00 p.m.
There are four matches in store for day two, as Temple takes on Fairfield at 10:00 a.m., while Rutgers will do battle against UMBC at 12:30 p.m. The Owls will return to go up against UMBC at 3:00 p.m., and Rutgers will face Fairfield in the final match of the day at 5:30 p.m.
Temple and Harvard will compete in the first match of day three at 10:00 a.m., while the Scarlet Knights host the Crimson at 1:00 p.m. in the tournament finale.
Following the Embassy Suites Classic, RU will open its BIG EAST slate on the road, taking on conference foes West Virginia on Friday, Sept. 23, at 7:00 p.m. and Pittsburgh on Sunday, Sept. 25, at 2:00 p.m.
Rutgers Embassy Suites Classic Schedule
Fri. Sept. 16 Fairfield vs. UMBC 4:00 p.m.
Rutgers vs. Temple 7:00 p.m.
Sat. Sept. 17 Temple vs. Fairfield 10:00 a.m.
Rutgers vs. UMBC 12:30 a.m.
Temple vs. UMBC 3:00 p.m.
Rutgers vs. Fairfield 5:30 p.m.
Sun. Sept. 18 Temple vs. Harvard 10:00 a.m.
Rutgers vs. Harvard 1:00 p.m.