USC Men's Volleyball Opens 2017 Season With 3 Road Matches

    Andy Benesh
    Jan. 1, 2017

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    The USC men’s volleyball team, looking to show improvement under second-year head coach Jeff Nygaard, opens its 2017 season with 3 non-conference road matches. The Trojans begin their slate at NCAA Division II’s Concordia (0-2) on Tuesday (Jan. 3) at 6 p.m. PT in Irvine, Calif. Troy then will participate in the AVCA Showcase -- Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge in Columbus, Ohio, first meeting defending NCAA champion and pre-season No. 1 Ohio State (0-0) of the MIVA on its home floor (site of the 2017 NCAA tourney) on Friday (Jan. 6) at 7 p.m. ET and then taking on No. 13 Penn State (0-0) of the EIVA on Saturday (Jan. 7) at 3 p.m. ET.