MANHATTAN, Kan. The Kansas State volleyball will hold its annual Alumni Match and Purple/White Match in Ahearn Fieldhouse on August 23 in conjunction with Media Day. Players and coaches will be available for interviews to media in attendance at 4:30 p.m. with action in the Alumni Match beginning at 6 p.m. The annual intra-squad scrimmage in preparation for the upcoming season will start following the Alumni Match.
The Wildcats open the season on the road at the Mortar Board Premier hosted by Purdue on August 29 and 30. K-State will take on Tennessee State in its season opener and face Duke and Purdue during day two of the tournament. The tournament boasts a strong field as all four teams at the Mortar Board Premier reached the NCAA Tournament in 2007.