COLLEGE STATION --The Texas A&M volleyball team hosts a spring exhibition tournament all day Saturday at G. Rollie White Coliseum.
Admission is free.
Other teams participating in the one-day tournament are Houston, LSU, Rice, Stephen F. Austin and Texas-San Antonio.
Action gets underway at 9:30 a.m. with A&M taking on Houston and LSU facing Rice. The Aggies face UTSA at 10:30 a.m., LSU at 1:30 p.m. and conclude the tournament at 3:30 p.m. against SFA.
Three of the opponents have ties to A&M. Rice head coach Genny (Wood) Volpe was a four-year letterwinner at Texas A&M (1990-93) and also was an assistant coach under A&M coach Laurie Corbelli before taking the head coaching position at Rice in 2004.
UTSA head coach Laura (Neugebauer) Groff was an assistant coach at A&M from 1991-1992 under former head coach Al Givens. Groff’s assistant coach, Carol Price, is an Aggie and a former four-year letterwinner under Corbelli.
LSU head coach Fran Floury, was an assistant coach at A&M in the mid 1980s.a
Matches will be two games to 30 points. Wins and losses are not tabulated in spring matches, and a tournament champion will not be crowned.
The following is the complete schedule:
Time Court 1 Court 2
9:30 a.m. A&M vs. Houston LSU vs. Rice
10:30 Houston vs. SFA A&M vs. UTSA
11:30 SFA vs. Rice UTSA vs. LSU
1:30 p.m. LSU vs. A&M Rice vs. Houston
2:30 LSU vs. SFA UTSA vs. Houston
3:30 Rice vs. UTSA SFA vs. A&M
Upcoming Texas A&M spring schedule:
April 12 at Sam Houston State Tournament, Huntsville, Texas
April 14 at Tornados College Cup, Houston, Texas