LINCOLN — The Nebraska sand volleyball team will open its inaugural season on March 14 in Chula Vista, Calif., against Florida State.
Next on the nine-game schedule, which was released Monday, is the Chula Vista tournament on March 15 and 16. Competition will include Florida State, defending national champion Pepperdine, Cal State-Bakersfield and Grand Canyon.
NU will then take on Grand Canyon on March 17 in Chula Vista before facing Long Beach State in Long Beach, Calif., on March 19.
The Huskers play at UC-Irvine on March 20, against UCLA on March 21 in Santa Monica, Calif., and against USC and Hawaii on March 22 in Los Angeles.
The 2013 collegiate sand championships will be in Gulf Shores, Ala., during the first weekend of May.