SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sanford Pentagon will host multiple volleyball matches from various divisions of play during the week of September 2, showcasing the sport and local athletes.
The action starts with the five-team Augustana Volleyball Classic on Sept. 2-3. South Dakota State takes on Chicago State on Sept. 6. The next event features two Sioux Falls high schools as Lincoln faces off against Jefferson on Sept. 8. The final event of the week is another Division I matchup, this time featuring South Dakota and Northern Colorado.
In addition, two-time Olympic medalist Courtney Thompson will be in attendance during the South Dakota match on Sept. 10. She will also attend practices with the Sanford POWER Volleyball Academy during the week.
Each match will feature a past or present member of the Sanford POWER Volleyball Academy.
“Volleyball’s popularity and the quality of play in our region has never been higher, and there will be an incredible showcase of talent on display at the Pentagon during this week,” said Mark McCloskey, director of the Sanford POWER Volleyball Academy. “This is a great opportunity to shine a spotlight on the sport and these athletes who perform at an incredibly high level.”
Sept. 2-3: Augustana Volleyball Classic
Friday, Sept. 2
9 a.m. – South Dakota Mines vs. Truman State
11:15 a.m. – Northern State vs. MSU Moorhead
1:30 p.m. – Augustana vs. South Dakota Mines
3:45 p.m. – Northern State vs. Truman State
6 p.m. – Augustana vs. MSU Moorhead
Saturday, Sept. 3
9 a.m. – Truman State vs. MSU Moorhead
11:15 a.m. – South Dakota Mines vs. Northern State
1:30 p.m. – Augustana vs. Truman State
3:45 p.m. – South Dakota Mines vs. MSU Moorhead
6 p.m. – Augustana vs. Northern State
Youth (Ages 3-18): $10
College Student (W/ ID): $10
Youth (Ages 3-18): $15
College Student (W/ ID): $15
Minimum of 10 tickets, single-day only
For more information on group rates or suites, contact Lyn Metzger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 6: South Dakota State vs. Chicago State – 7 p.m.
For more information on group rates, contact Zach Hagen at email@example.com.
Sept. 8: Sioux Falls Lincoln vs. Sioux Falls Jefferson
Senior Citizen: $1
Sioux Falls School District passes will be honored. Tickets only available at the door the day of the match.
Sept. 10: South Dakota vs. Northern Colorado – 6 p.m.
For more information on group rates, contact Jarren Duffy at jarren.duffy@USD.edu.