From the University of Alaska Anchorage:
The Anchorage community and UAA Volleyball fans have a chance to check out the brand-new Alaska Airlines Center and get a sneak preview of their team on Friday, Aug. 29, when the Seawolves host a 7 p.m. exhibition match against the Seawolf Alumni squad.
Picked to finish second in the 2014 Great Northwest Athletic Conference preseason coaches’ poll, UAA posted a 21-10 overall record and went 15-3 in the GNAC to finish runner-up by just one match in 2013. Coming off the program’s fourth NCAA Tournament playoff appearance in the last five years, the Seawolves will feature returning junior All-American outside hitter Katelynn Zanders (South Anchorage HS), All-GNAC junior right-side hitter Julia Mackey (Fairbanks/West Valley HS) and reigning GNAC Newcomer-of-the-Year Quinn Barker (Mission Viejo, Calif.) among their 10 returning players.
Admission to Friday’s Alumni match is free and concessions will be available for sale.
For information on purchasing season tickets, please call 907-786-1562.
For more information on the Alaska Airlines Center’s official Grand Opening festivities, Sept. 5-14, please visit AlaskaAirlinesCenter.com.