Courtesy of LA Tech Athletic Communications
Louisiana Tech head volleyball coach Amber McCray announced the 2023 Lady Techster Volleyball schedule Monday morning, which features 11 home matches inside the Thomas Assembly Center.
“This fall will truly be a new year for our program with many new faces on our team and a chance to compete against many new opponents,” said McCray. “We have a strong preseason that we will use to get acclimated with one another and find our groove in order to prepare us for a conference schedule that will once again still be highly competitive despite the changes in our league. 2022 was a year of numerous strides for Louisiana Tech Volleyball, but our staff and players are hungry for more as we look ahead to this fall and all the new opportunities it brings. “
The Lady Techsters will kick off the regular season at the Arkansas State Invitational in Jonesboro, Ark. where they will face North Alabama, host Arkansas State, and Little Rock.
Tech will then travel to Arlington, Texas to play in the UTA Invitational where they will take on Presbyterian on Sept. 1 as well as Incarnate Word and host UTA on Sept. 2.
The Lady Techsters will then host their three-day home tournament inside the Thomas Assembly Center on Sept. 7 versus Little Rock, Grambling State on Sept. 8, and Lamar on Sept. 9 before heading to Natchitoches for the Battle of the Boot.LA Tech will match up with Southern and Southeastern on Sept. 15 and Northwestern State on Sept. 16.
Conference USA play begins on Sept. 22-23 with a trip to Miami, Fla. to face FIU twice. The CUSA schedule will consist of eight weekends of matchups, facing their conference opponents twice in back-to-back days.
LA Tech will host New Mexico State (Sept. 29-30), Middle Tennessee (Oct. 13-14), WKU (Oct. 27-28), and Jacksonville State (Nov. 9-10) in the TAC. In addition, LA Tech will travel to Sam Houston (Oct. 3-4), UTEP (Oct. 20-21), and Liberty (Nov. 2-3).
The CUSA Championship will take place Nov. 17-19 in Lynchburg, Va. on the campus of Liberty University.