The Chattanooga Mocs indoor volleyball crew reported its 2021 timetable on Monday morning. The group will have 11 standard season coordinates inside Maclellan Gym, including eight Southern Conference challenges and the Chattanooga Classic in September.
“I accept that our pre-meeting timetable will test where we are as a group from the get-go and will be exactly what we need as far as groundwork for contending at a general this fall inside the SoCon,” said lead trainer Travis Filar. “It will likewise be so invigorating to welcome back fans into Maclellan Gym during our home bit of our timetable of 12 matches all through the fall, and I accept they will see an extremely impressive and associated group who battles for each point, is determined in their quest for winning, and an exceptionally profound and serious gathering of understudy competitors.”
The Mocs open the record with a presentation match at home against Georgia State on Friday, August 20 at 6 p.m.
Chattanooga will start customary season play on August 27 at the Georgia State Invitational, they will begin the season by confronting the hosts at 10 a.m. The crew closes play in Atlanta versus Memphis and California Baptist.
The Mocs wrap up the principal seven day stretch of activity with a midweek street match at Jacksonville State on Wednesday, August 31 at 6 p.m.
Hampton Inn Invitational
In their second few days of rivalry, the Mocs head to Indiana to contend in the Hampton Inn Invitational, facilitated by IUPUI in Indianapolis, Ind. on Sept. 3 and 4. The rivals include IUPUI, Toledo and Western Illinois.
The yearly Chattanooga Classic will occur inside Macllellan Gym on Sept. 10-11. The Mocs open their customary season home record with 6 p.m. match versus Tennessee Tech on Sept. 10. UTC will confront Virginia Tech around early afternoon and Troy at 7 p.m. on the eleventh.
“It will be magnificent to have the yearly Chattanooga Classic here in mid-September as well as facilitating every one of the eight gathering groups as we are returning to our ordinary SoCon plan, playing various groups on Friday and Saturday rather than a similar rival,” said Filar.
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI CLASSIC II
The last non-gathering matches on the timetable will happen in Hattiesburg, Miss. in the Southern Mississippi Classic II. The Mocs open the competition confronting Lamar on Friday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. UTC will confront Eastern Kentucky and Southern Miss to finish off non-gathering activity in Mississippi.
UTC opens its alliance plan at home with matches versus UNCG and Western Carolina at home on Sept. 24 and 25. The Mocs’ first SoCon excursion is the next end of the week in South Carolina as the Blue and Gold head to Furman (Oct. 1) and The Citadel (Oct. 2).
The ruling SoCon Regular Season and Tournament Champion Samford Bulldogs will come to Chattanooga on Oct. 8 followed by the Mercer Bears the following day. Subsequent to confronting the Bears, the Mocs start a four-match excursion. UTC will go to ETSU (Oct. 13), Wofford (Oct. 15), Western Carolina (Oct. 21) and UNCG (Oct. 22).
After its longest excursion of the period, UTC gets back to The Mac to have Furman on Oct. 28 and The Citadel on the 29th. The crew finishes up its gathering street record on Nov. 5 at Mercer and Nov. 6 in Birmingham, Ala. at Samford. UTC’s SoCon customary season plan finishes on Nov. 9 and 13 against ETSU and Wofford inside Maclellan Gym.
“All things considered, we feel like we have a group that will buckle down the entire fall, and that in particular, will play their best volleyball in November heading into the SoCon Tournament in Birmingham,” Filar added.
The SoCon competition will get back to its past design, including each of the eight groups, and will occur in Birmingham, Ala. on Samford University’s grounds from Nov. 19-21.