For Immediate Release: March 3, 2009
Contact: Matt Muzza (
Phone: 607-777-2956

Binghamton volleyball to host spring tournament on March 28

VESTAL, N.Y. -- Head coach Glenn Kiriyama has recently announced that Binghamton will host a spring tournament on Saturday, March 28, 2009. This event will be hosted in the West Gym is open to the public with free admission.

Joining the Bearcats in this tournament will be Syracuse, Villanova, Colgate and St. Peter's. There will be two matches going on at a time and play will begin at 9 a.m.

"Our players are looking forward to playing against some outside competition," Kiriyama said. "This will be a good reference point to see where they are at. We are also looking forward to evaluating ourselves against some good competition."

All matches will be two games, first to 25 points regardless of winner.

Binghamton is coming off a 16-15 season (9-3 in AE) in which they were conference runners up. Kiriyama was named the 2008 America East Coach of the Year and the Bearcats placed three sophomores on the conference first team.

Court 1 schedule:
Binghamton vs. Colgate (approx 9 a.m.)
Colgate vs. St. Peter's
Colgate vs. Villanova
Lunch Break (approx. 11:30 - 12:30 p.m.)
Binghamton vs. Villanova (approx 1 p.m.)
Binghamton vs. Syracuse (approx 2 p.m.)

Court 2 schedule
Syracuse vs. St. Peter's (approx 9 a.m.)
Villanova vs. Syracuse
Binghamton vs. St. Peter's (approx. 10:50 a.m.)
Lunch Break (approx. 11:30 - 12:30 p.m.)
Colgate vs. Syracuse
Villanova vs. St. Peter's

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