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UVA opens 2020 volleyball season Friday with home matchup against The Citadel

Chris Graham

uva logo blueThe UVA volleyball team opens its 2020 season on Friday when the Cavaliers host The Citadel (0-1) at 6 p.m. in Mem Gym.

The game will air on ACCNX.

A link to the broadcast is available on VirginiaSports.com.

Fans can also follow along on social media (@UVAvolleyball) or via live stats.

The ‘Hoos return 12 players from 2019, led by senior Sarah Billiard, who racked up 282 kills in 2019 and is 127 kills away from becoming the 20th member of Virginia’s 1,000-kill club.

Senior Megan Wilson is already among the top 10 in program history for assists with 2,116. She needs 143 assists to move into sixth all-time at Virginia.

Sophomore Mattison Matthews returns at middle blocker after posting the second-highest hitting percentage (.382) in Virginia history.

Chris Graham

Chris Graham

Chris Graham, the king of "fringe media," is the founder and editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1994 alum of the University of Virginia, Chris is the author and co-author of seven books, including Poverty of Imagination, a memoir published in 2019, and Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, and The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, published in 2018. For his commentaries on news, sports and politics, go to his YouTube page, or subscribe to his Street Knowledge podcast. Email Chris at [email protected].