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Volleyball to Host Season Opening Tournament
Fernanda Nelson and the FAU volleyball team open the season this weekend.

Aug 28, 2013

Tournament Central

BOCA RATON, FL - The Florida Atlantic University volleyball team will open its 2013 regular-season by playing host to the FAU Invitational on Friday, Aug. 30 and Saturday, Aug. 31 at the FAU Arena.

The Jacksonville, Bethune-Cookman and Southeastern Louisiana will make up the rest of the field. It will be the first home tournament for FAU volleyball since 2008. The Owls return four players from the 2012 team and welcome 12 new faces to bolster their roster as they look to improve on last year's 7-19 record. FAU will face SLU in its season opener at 12:30 p.m. on Friday. JU will be the Owls' second opponent on Friday, the match will start at 7 p.m.

The Last Meeting
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Florida Atlantic3
September 25, 2012
Boca Raton, FL
Owls Sweep Bethune-Cookman
Chandler Hatton and Thacilli Pereira each had a match-high eight kills in the Florida Atlantic volleyball team's straight set (25-11, 25-10, 25-16) victory over Bethune-Cookman on Tuesday night. The victory surpassed last season's win total and was a total team effort as seven different Owls recorded at least two kills.

FAU will finish the tournament at 3 p.m. on Saturday when the Owls face BCU. The Wildcats traveled to Boca Raton last season, with the Owls earning the match in three-straight sets.

All games will be available via GameTracker and all of FAU's games will be web streamed live at



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