July 12, 2006
IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa volleyball team has released it’s 2006 schedule, which includes a pair of home tournaments and a full slate of challenging Big Ten action.
The Hawkeyes open the season by hosting in-state rivals Drake and Iowa State, along with Chicago State, on August 25-26 at the Hawkeye Challenge.
Iowa will then play in Creighton’s Bluejay Invitational before returning to Carver-Hawkeye Arena for the Hawkeye-Holiday Inn Challenge, where they host Tulane, UMKC and Florida Atlantic.
The Hawkeyes wrap up their preseason tournament schedule at the College of Charleston Invitational, then head into the buzzsaw that is the Big Ten. Iowa opens at home against powerhouses Penn State (Sept. 22) and Ohio State (Sept. 23).