Alverno Begins NAC Play, Hosts Alverno Classic

Alverno Begins NAC Play, Hosts Alverno Classic

MILWAUKEE -- The Alverno College volleyball team begins Northern Athletics Conference play on Tuesday, and then hosts the Alverno Classic this weekend.

The Inferno (1-7) hosts Benedictine University in both teams' first NAC match of the season on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Reiman Gymnasium.

The Eagles (8-0) just defeated the Inferno, 3-0, on Saturday at the North Park University Vikings Clash tournament. Benedictine has never lost to the Inferno and holds a 7-0 advantage in the all-time series.

On Friday, the Alverno Classic, which hosts three visiting teams, begins. Alverno starts things out at 1 p.m. against Beloit College (0-9), while Augustana College (4-2) and Knox College (0-7) follow at 3 p.m. Friday's matches continue at 5 and 7 p.m., while Saturday's matches begin at 10 a.m. The complete tournament schedule is available on

Alverno is 0-4 all-time against the Beloit Buccaneers and holds a 1-0 all-time advantage against the Knox Prairie Fire. Augustana has never faced the Inferno volleyball team.

All of this week's matches will have live stats and video coverage available on the Alverno Athletics website.