BROOKLYN – Pratt Institute women's volleyball announced the program's 2017 schedule on Monday.
The 2017 schedule will consist of 20 matches, seven home and 13 road contests, including four Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference events.
To begin their season slate, Pratt travels to King's Point, NY to take on the United States Merchant Marine Academy on September 4. Pratt hosts their first home match of the season on Thursday, September 7, when the Scarlet Knights of Rutgers-Newark come to Brooklyn for a showdown in the Pratt ARC.
Following a trip to Pennsylvania for a tri-match at Rosemont College on September 9, the Cannoneers return home to face the Lions of King's College on September 14. Home bouts against Purchase College on the Friday, September 22 and the College of Staten Island on September 28 closes out the first month of play.
Pratt then travels to Hyde Park, NY for an HVIAC tri-match, beginning with a rematch of last year's conference tournament semi-final against the Steels of the Culinary Institute of America followed by a clash with King's College.
The Cannoneers continue their season with non-conference games against Kean University on October 5 and a tri-match of October 8 featuring King's (PA) College and the host College of Saint Elizabeth.
Following a home contest against Cooper Union, a Saturday, October 14 double-header concludes the league portion of Pratt's schedule. In the early match, the Cannoneers take on Davis College before taking on the Blue Angels of the College of New Rochelle. This will be the first meeting between the school since last year's HVIAC Tournament final, in which New Rochelle bested Pratt to claim the league title.
Non-conference home contests against William Paterson University, October 19, and Yeshiva University, October 26, will serve as the final tune up for Pratt before postseason play.
The HVIAC Tournament will begin on Saturday, October 28, with the top four confrenece teams vying for the championship.