WAYNE – With below zero temps taking over the recent days, the Wayne State College beach volleyball season begins Monday in Kansas City, Missouri.
This also marks the inaugural season for WSC as they’ll open the season on Monday, February 17 taking on Ottawa University (KS) at 11 a.m. The ‘Cats will also compete against Missouri Baptist at 1 p.m. and Missouri Baptist JV at 3 p.m.
Other upcoming beach volleyball matches for Wayne State will include a trip to Lincoln on Saturday, February 22 competing against Park University (MO) at 1 p.m. and then face Nebraska on Thursday, March 5 at 2:30 p.m.
The Wildcats will play their first matches on an actual beach in California during their spring break trip March 12-14 when Wayne State plays six teams in Carlsbad, Hermosa Beach and Irvine, California.
Due to the weather, the Wayne State College baseball and softball teams will push back their weekend games one day.
For the Wildcat baseball team, WSC is 2-2 on the season and will open a three-game series against Southwest Baptist (3-3) in Bolivar, Missouri on Sunday, February 16. The Sunday doubleheader will start at noon before a nine-inning game will close out the series on Monday at noon.
This weekend also marks the season-opening games for Wildcat softball as WSC will compete in the Arkansas Monticello Tournament in Bentonville, Arkansas.
The Wildcats face Henderson State (Ark.) in the season opener Saturday at 10 a.m. followed by a 2 p.m. game vs. Southwest Baptist. Sunday’s schedule now has WSC battling Washburn at 2 p.m. and Harding (Ark.) at 4 p.m. WSC will close out their road trip Monday with a doubleheader at Southwest Baptist in Bolivar, Missouri starting at 11 a.m.