Volleyball team will open 2018 season at home Sept. 5.

WATERVILLE, Maine -- The Colby College volleyball team opens the 2018 season at home against Maine Maritime Academy on Wednesday, Sept. 5.
 
The Mules have just six home matches, with five coming in New England Small College Athletic Conference play. Colby, under head coach Candice Parent, plays in one tournament (three matches) and has seven other non-conference matches on the road or at a neutral site.
 
Colby has four of the six home matches in September. The Mules have a NESCAC weekend with a league opener against Bowdoin College on Friday, Sept. 14. The team entertains Tufts University on Saturday. Colby closes out the month with a conference match against Middlebury College on Saturday, Sept. 29.
 
Colby has more than three weeks without another home match before closing out the regular season against Trinity College on Friday, Oct. 27. The Mules play host to Amherst College on Saturday, Oct. 28.
 
The NESCAC championship tourney takes place November 3-5 at the site of the top seed.
 
2018 Colby Volleyball Schedule
SEPTEMBER
Wed. 5                  Maine Maritime             7 p.m.
Fri.-Sat. 7-8          MIT Invitational * 
Fri. 7                     at Endicott *                6 p.m.
Sat. 8                    vs. Wellesley *            10 a.m.
Sat. 8                    vs. Suffolk *                2 p.m.
Tue. 11                  at U. New England       7 p.m.
Fri. 14                   Bowdoin                      7 p.m.
Sat. 15                  Tufts                           1 p.m.
Wed. 19                at St. Joseph's              7 p.m.
Fri. 21                   at Bates                       7 p.m.
Sat. 22                  Brandeis at Bates         12 p.m.
Sat. 29                  Middlebury                   2 p.m.
OCTOBER
Tue. 2                   at Husson                     7 p.m.
Fri. 5                     at Williams                   8 p.m.
Sat. 6                    at Hamilton                  2 p.m.
Fri. 12                   at Wesleyan                  8 p.m.
Sat. 13                  at Conn College             2 p.m.
Sat. 20                  at Southern Maine         2 p.m.
Sat. 20                  W. Connecticut @ USM   4 p.m.
Tue. 23                 at Maine Maritime           7 p.m.
Fri. 27                   Trinity                           8 p.m.
Sat. 28                  Amherst                        2 p.m.