SC State Releases 2019 Volleyball Schedule

Thursday, August 22, 2019


ORANGEBURG, S.C. – South Carolina State University’s volleyball team announces the 2019 schedule that features twenty-six matches under third-year head coach Monique Lee.


The Lady Bulldogs will play 12 non-conference matches and 14 league Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) contests during the 2019 campaign.


SC State kicks off the season on the road in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge in Montgomery, Alabama against Alabama State (Aug. 30), Texas Southern (Aug. 30) and Jackson State and Alabama A&M on Aug. 31, followed by a return trip to the Palmetto State in a showdown with Charleston Southern on Sept. 3 in Charleston, South Carolina.


South Carolina State will then embark on its second tournament in the Coastal Carolina Tournament in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with a first matchup with host Coastal Carolina and East Carolina on Sept. 6, followed by a wrap up against Southern Methodist University on Sept 7.


The Lady Bulldogs remain on the road for a battle with UNC-Asheville in Asheville, North Carolina on Sept. 10, before returning home in their home-opener on Sept. 17 versus Charleston Southern at Dukes Gymnasium.


SC State opens up MEAC play on the road in the tobacco state, beginning with N.C. A&T State in Greensboro, North Carolina on Sept. 27 and N.C. Central in Durham, North Carolina on Sept. 29.


Coach Lee’s team return to Orangeburg for a six-game homestand beginning with Bethune-Cookman on Oct. 4, Florida A&M on Oct. 6, USC-Upstate on Oct. 8, Maryland-Eastern Shore (UMES) on Oct. 11, Delaware State on Oct.13 followed by UNC-Asheville on Oct. 22.


A four-game MEAC road swing starts in Baltimore, Maryland with league matches versus Morgan State on Oct. 25 and Coppin State on Oct. 27, before heading down to the Sunshine State for a rumble in Daytona Beach, Florida against Bethune-Cookman on Nov. 1 and Florida A&M in Tallahassee, Florida on Nov. 3.


South Carolina State close out their last two contest at home on Nov. 8 against rival N.C. A&T State and NC Central on Nov. 10, before wrapping up the season on the road with Howard on Nov.15 in Washington, D.C. and regular season finale in Norfolk, Virginia against the Lady Spartans of Norfolk State on Nov. 17.


The MEAC Championship will be held in Washington, D.C., from Nov. 22-24.


For more information on South Carolina State Athletics, visit www.scsuathletics.com or call the Office of Athletic Media Relations at (803) 536-7060.