May 6, 2013
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue volleyball team will visit five different countries during its 12-day European tour this month. The Boilermakers will visit several historic locales during the May 12 to 24 tour, including Prague, Czech Republic; Vienna, Austria; Maribor, Slovenia; Venice and Milan, Italy; and Paris, France.
The Boilermakers will play six matches during the tour. Opponents will include the Czech Junior National Team, the Croatia National Team and the Israeli National Team along with two Italian Federation teams.
Updates during the tour will be posted daily on purduesports.com and you can follow the whole journey, complete with updated schedule and photo gallery links here.
Bring It Promotions (BIP), which organized Purdue volleyball's 2008 European Tour, organized the trip. An itinerary of the team's trip follows.
May 12: Depart for Prague, Czech Republic
May 13: Arrive in Prague; Practice in Prague
May 14: Sightseeing in Prague; Match 1 vs. Czech Junior National team
May 15: Sightseeing in Prague; Match 2 vs. Czech Junior National Team
May 16: Depart for Maribor, Slovenia via Vienna, Austria; Sightseeing in Vienna
May 17: Sightseeing in Maribor, Slovenia; Match 3 vs. Croatia National Team
May 18: Sightseeing in Maribor, Slovenia; Match 4 vs. Israeli National Team
May 19: Depart for Milan, Italy, via Venice, Italy; Sightseeing in Venice
May 20: Sightseeing in Milan, Italy; Match 5 vs. Italian Federation Team
May 21: Sightseeing in Milan, Italy; Match 6 vs. Italian Federation Team; Depart for Paris
May 22: Arrive in Paris, France; Sightseeing in Paris
May 23: Sightseeing in Paris
May 24: Depart for USA