STEPHENVILLE, Texas – Tarleton volleyball is gearing up for its return to the court docket with the discharge of its full 2022 schedule.
The Texans will face 28 groups throughout a 29-match common season schedule. Tarleton is about to compete contained in the pleasant confines of Knowledge Health club 14 occasions, starting with consecutive dwelling tournaments. This system will play 15 nonconference matches earlier than transitioning to a 14-game spherical robin schedule within the expanded Western Athletic Convention.
Tarleton begins its season in Stephenville on Aug. 26-27 with the Texan Invitational. The Texans will host Farleigh Dickinson and Northwestern State on the primary day of the event earlier than closing out the two-day affair vs. Louisiana Monroe.
The Texans then head to Lubbock to sq. off with Texas Tech on Aug. 30. Texas Tech would be the lone Energy 5 opponent that Tarleton will see in 2022. The colleges met for the primary time on the volleyball court docket through the spring 2021 season in Stephenville, with Texas Tech claiming a 3-1 victory.
Following the midweek match with the Purple Raiders, the Texans return dwelling for the Pam Littleton Traditional, which runs from Sept. 2-3. The event discipline options Tennessee State, Southeastern Louisiana and Prairie View A&M. Tarleton attracts Tennessee State and Southeastern Louisiana on Sept. 2 and wraps up the event vs. Prairie View A&M on Sept. 3.
Tarleton will then depart its dwelling state twice for its remaining nonconference tournaments.
The Texans first head to the Sunshine State on Sept. 9-10 for the Jacksonville College Event for a three-game sequence vs. the host Dolphins, Florida Atlantic and Idaho.
A visit to Greeley, Colorado on Sept. 15-17 for the Northern Colorado Event subsequent greets Tarleton. The Texans draw host Northern Colorado on Thursday, then face Santa Clara and Cal Poly on Friday and Saturday, respectively.
The go to to Colorado marks the tip of event play and catapults Tarleton into WAC motion.
The Texans will host Abilene Christian, Stephen F. Austin, UT-Arlington (UTA), Grand Canyon, California Baptist, Utah Valley and Seattle College from September-October as part of its convention slate.
Sprinkled in between the house pairings are highway journeys to face Incarnate Phrase, Lamar, New Mexico State, Utah Tech, UTRGV, Sam Houston and Southern Utah.
Southern Utah, Incarnate Phrase and UTA are set to hitch the convention on July 1.
Tarleton additionally has a home-and-home scheduled with former Lone Star Convention rival Texas A&M-Commerce. The groups first meet in Commerce on Sept. 27 earlier than the Lions return the journey to the Cowboy Capital on Aug. 11. Texas A&M-Commerce is coming into its first season on the NCAA Division I degree and Southland Convention. Tarleton owns a 23-21 edge within the all-time collection vs. Texas A&M-Commerce and is 14-5 at dwelling vs. the Lions.
The Texans are actually eligible to take part in all WAC postseason championships as beforehand introduced on June 10. The WAC Volleyball Event runs from Nov. 17-19 on the campus of UTRGV in Edinburg. The highest eight groups advance to the WAC Event. The winner earns an automated bid to the NCAA Event.
Every dwelling match will air on ESPN+. All WAC dwelling matches will likely be performed at both 6 p.m. CT on Thursdays or 1 p.m. CT on Saturdays.
Begin occasions for each dwelling tournaments will likely be introduced at a later date.
Season and Particular person dwelling sport tickets will likely be accessible within the coming weeks at TarletonSports.com/Tickets.
Go to the Tarleton volleyball web page on TarletonSports.com to entry full schedule particulars.