Aug. 16, 2012
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Catch the No. 9 Boilermaker volleyball team in action before the season begins at its annual Gold & Black Scrimmage at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 18.
Admission to the event is free. Fans also are invited to stick around after the scrimmage for a Meet The Team event, which will allow fans to greet the team, get autographs and tour the team's newly minted volleyball facilities, which were renovated as part of the Mackey Project.
The Athletics Ticket Office will be open from 2 to 5:30 p.m. to allow fans to purchase season and individual match tickets as well as those for the NCAA Volleyball Regional, which Purdue will host in December.
With the 2012 season kicking off less than a week later on August 24, don't miss the Gold and Black scrimmage and Meet the Team event on August 18 to get fired up for Purdue volleyball.
The team has a great slate ahead, beginning with the August 24-25 Mortar Board Premier. The August 24 season opener against No. 21 Northern Iowa gets things underway. First serve is at 7 p.m.
The 2012 Boilermaker roster features 12 returning players as well as six newcomers. Purdue finished 29-5 in 2011 including the program's fifth Sweet 16 appearance in the last seven years.