Volleyball Set For Annual Scrimmage Saturday
Aug. 14, 2012
CORVALLIS, Ore. - The Oregon State volleyball team has been in full swing for nearly a week and is preparing for the Beavers' annual Orange and Black Scrimmage, which is set for Saturday at Gill Coliseum. The scrimmage is free to attend and it starts at 7 p.m. PT.
The scrimmage is an opportunity for Oregon State fans to see the team in action for the first time this season. It's also an opportunity for fans to see the team in action in the state of Oregon for the only time until Sept. 19. Oregon State visits Oregon Sept. 19 before the team's home opener Sept. 28 against Colorado.
The Beavers return 11 letterwinners from last season and head coach Taras Liskevych welcomes six newcomers, including four freshmen. Among the returners are starters Camille Saxton and Arica Nassar, who were both named All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention last season.
Nassar was also named to the league's all-freshman squad.
Prior to the scrimmage, OSU fans are invited to meet the team Friday night at 6 p.m. The Beavers will be at the Loge level of Reser Stadium in free season kick-off celebration. Cost is $20.
The Beavers open their 2012 campaign next week when visiting Manhattan, Kan., as part of the Kansas State Tournament. Oregon State takes on Oakland on Aug. 24, followed by UC Irvine and Kansas State the following day.
Season and single-match tickets for the Beavers' 2012 campaign are now on sale.
Season tickets are $56 for adults and seniors/children (aged 62 or older or ages 3-18) are $40. Adult single-match tickets are $7, while children are $5. Groups of 20 or more can purchase tickets for $2 per.
Fans can purchase tickets in person at the Gill Coliseum ticket office, over the phone by calling 1-800-GOBEAVS or online at beavertickets.com.
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