VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota volleyball coach Matt Houk has announced the Coyotes’ 2012 season schedule. The 28-match campaign includes eight home contests along with three tournaments. The 2012 season will mark South Dakota’s first season of eligibility for the Summit League and NCAA tournaments. The top four teams in the Summit League regular-season standings earn a trip to the postseason conference tournament, with the winner of the event earning the league’s automatic berth to the NCAA tournament. South Dakota, entering its fifth season under Houk’s guidance, opens the season on Aug. 24-25 at the Alabama State tournament in Montgomery, Ala.
2012 South Dakota Volleyball Schedule
Date Opponent Location Time
Aug. 24-25 at Alabama State Tournament Montgomery, Ala.
Aug. 24 vs. Tennessee State Montgomery, Ala. 11 a.m.
Aug. 24 vs. Stetson Montgomery, Ala. 3 p.m.
Aug. 25 vs. Jacksonville State Montgomery, Ala. 9 a.m.
Aug. 25 vs. SE Louisiana Montgomery, Ala. 3 p.m.
Aug. 31-Sept. 1 at North Dakota Tournament Grand Forks, N.D.
Aug. 31 vs. North Dakota Grand Forks, N.D. 7 p.m.
Sept. 1 vs. Stephen F. Austin Grand Forks, N.D. 11 a.m.
Sept. 1 vs. Green Bay Grand Forks, N.D. 5 p.m.
Sept. 7-8 at Central Arkansas Tournament Conway, Ark.
Sept. 7 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff Conway, Ark. Noon
Sept. 7 vs. Central Arkansas Conway, Ark. 6 p.m.
Sept. 8 vs. Jacksonville State Conway, Ark. Noon
Sept. 8 vs. Jackson State Conway, Ark. 2 p.m.
Sept. 14 at Western Illinois* Macomb, Ill. 7 p.m.
Sept. 15 at IUPUI* Indianapolis, Ind. 4 p.m.
Sept. 21 IPFW* DakotaDome 7 p.m.
Sept. 23 Oakland* DakotaDome 2 p.m.
Sept. 25 at Creighton Omaha, Neb. 7 p.m.
Sept. 29 UMKC* DakotaDome 7 p.m.
Oct. 5 at NDSU* Fargo, N.D. 7 p.m.
Oct. 6 at SDSU* Brookings, S.D. 7 p.m.
Oct. 12 IUPUI* DakotaDome 4 p.m.
Oct. 14 Western Illinois* DakotaDome 2 p.m.
Oct. 19 at Oakland* Rochester, Mich. 6 p.m.
Oct. 20 at IPFW* Fort Wayne, Ind. 6 p.m.
Oct. 22 Nebraska-Omaha* DakotaDome 7 p.m.
Oct. 26 at UMKC* Kansas City, Mo. 7 p.m.
Nov. 2 South Dakota State* DakotaDome 7 p.m.
Nov. 4 North Dakota State* DakotaDome 2 p.m.
Nov. 10 at Nebraska-Omaha* Omaha, Neb. 7 p.m.
Nov. 16-17 Summit League Tournament TBD TBD
Home matches in bold. *Summit League Match
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