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Big Ten Announces 2024 Volleyball Schedule

Big Ten Announces 2024 Volleyball Schedule

COLLEGE PARK, MD — The Maryland volleyball program has received its 2024 Big Ten schedule, the conference announced in a release on Wednesday.

“With the addition of four West Coast schools, this schedule presents some new challenges that we will have to learn as we go”, said head coach Adam Hughes. “We will be traveling seven of 10 weeks this year and that includes our first ever home and away on back-to-back nights, something I’ve never seen before. With that being said, we’ve always been a program that is willing to take on challenges and I know this group will be ready to compete.”

The Terrapins open their 20-game conference slate at home on Sept. 26 against Northwestern, before hosting Iowa at the XFINITY Center Pavilion on Sept. 28. The Terps then head on the road  for the first time as they face Penn State on Oct. 3, before returning home to face Rutgers.

The Terps then travel for back-to-back road games, making a Midwest swing at Wisconsin on Oct. 11 and at Minnesota on Oct. 12. Maryland then returns home to face its first of the conference’s newest members in USC on Oct. 18. The Terps then head back on the road for a three-game road swing, as they travel to face Illinois on Oct. 20. Maryland finishes its road trip with its first jaunt to the west coast, as it faces Oregon on Oct. 25 and Washington on Oct. 26.

Maryland starts the month of November with four consecutive home contests, first welcoming Purdue on Nov. 1. Next Maryland hosts Indiana on Nov. 2, followed by a meeting with Michigan State on Nov. 7. Maryland closes out its four-game home stand on Nov. 9, as it welcomes its second new conference member to College Park in UCLA. Maryland makes a quick trip to face Ohio State on Nov. 15, before returning home for a meeting with Penn State on Nov. 17.

Maryland closes out the final month of the conference play with a trio of road matches, first at Michigan on Nov. 21. The Terrapins stay in the Great Lakes State, as they match-up with Michigan State on Nov. 23, before returning to the east coast for a game at Rutgers on Nov. 29. Maryland closes out the conference season at home, as it welcomes Nebraska on Nov. 30.

Game times and television designations will be announced at a later date.

Maryland is coming off its three consecutive winning season in 2023, and also its third-straight season with a victory…

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