The Edmond Sun

May 17, 2013

UCO to host US women's sitting volleyball team's exhibition matches against Russia


Special to The Sun

EDMOND — The University of Central Oklahoma will host five exhibition matches of the U.S. Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team versus the Russian National Women Sitting Volleyball Team beginning tonight at 10. Matches continue on Saturday at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. and a single match on Sunday at 9 a.m.

This will be the first time the Paralympic silver medaling Team USA has faced Russia since 2011. According to Head Coach Bill Hamiter, these matches will serve as preparation for the Sitting Volleyball World Championships in 2014.

Team USA will be available after each match to meet with fans and sign autographs.

All exhibition matches are free and open to the public.