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VB CENTRAL: Cincinnati Invitational

Aug 29, 2013

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CINCINNATI INVITATIONAL

Friday, Aug. 30

10:30 a.m.
Game 1
Tennessee vs. Morehead State
7:00 p.m.
Game 2
Tennessee at Cincinnati

Saturday, Aug. 31

2:30 p.m.
Game 3
Tennessee vs. Butler

CINCINNATI INVITATIONAL GAME 1
Series History
Tennessee
2012: 22-8, 15-5 SEC
VS.

Fifth Third Arena
Cincinnati, Ohio

Morehead State
2012: 26-7, 16-0 OVC
All-Time: Tied 4-4-2
Last Three Meetings:
9/15/94 UT W, 3-0
9/13/86 UT W, 3-0
10/23/82 UT W, 2-0

Friday, Aug. 30
10:30 a.m.
Notes

This match is the season opener for both Tennessee and Morehead State.

CINCINNATI INVITATIONAL GAME 2
Series History
Tennessee
2012: 22-8, 15-5 SEC
VS.

Fifth Third Arena
Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati
2012: 12-20, 9-6 BIG EAST
All-Time: Tennessee, 5-3
Last Three Meetings:
8/25/12 UT W, 3-1
11/25/00 UC W, 3-2
9/27/85 UT W, 3-2

Friday, Aug. 30
7 p.m.
Notes

FIRST TENNESSEE FRIDAY GAME 3
Series History
Tennessee
2012: 22-8, 15-5 SEC
VS.

Fifth Third Arena
Cincinnati, Ohio

Butler
2012: 17-12, 7-7 A-10
All-Time: Tennessee, 2-0
Last Three Meetings:
9/12/92 UT W, 3-0
9/12/86 UT W, 3-2

Saturday, Aug. 31
2:30 p.m.
Notes

THE WEEKLY SPIKE: EPISODE 1

TENNESSEE TIDBITS

  • This weekend marks the start of the 2013 season for the Lady Vols, who are coming off the program's 21st 20-win season.
  • The Orange & White posted a 22-8 overall mark, a 15-5 record in league play and made its 14th NCAA Tournament appearance last season.
  • Tennessee is opening on the road for the first time since 2008. UT has characteristically gotten off to a good start in season openers, with a 31-9 record all-time.
  • Since 2001 - when the Big Orange really began playing matches in August - UT is 32-5 in the month, including a 17-1 mark at home.
  • Rob Patrick, now entering his 17th season as head coach, has made nine NCAA appearances with the Lady Vols, including the current stretch of five straight.
  • Tennessee welcomes nine newcomers to the 2013 squad, including five freshmen.
  • Tennessee has won six consecutive season openers, dating back to 2007. UT is 8-0 all-time when opening the season at home.

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