Volleyball hits Norman this weekend

Wednesday, August 23rd 2006, 8:49 pm
By: News On 6

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) _ Volleyball's back at the University of Oklahoma this weekend.

For the first time in 12 years, the OU volleyball squad will open its season at home.

The 2006 OU squad will host the Sooner Legends Nike Invitational Friday and Saturday at Norman.

The four-team tournament will be a tough opening test for the Sooners as the field includes NCAA qualifiers Arkansas and North Carolina, as well as Idaho.

Three matches are scheduled each day. Oklahoma opens the season with a 7 pm match Friday against Arkansas and will resume tournament play on Saturday against Idaho at and North Carolina at 7 pm.