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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


Sept. 8, 2011

Bearcats set for 2011 Southwest Baptist Purple Bash

Live Stats  |  Tournament Central  |  Southwest Baptist's Purple Bash

MARYVILLE, Mo. - The Northwest Missouri State volleyball team will continue the 2011 season by traveling to Bolivar for the 2011 Southwest Baptist Purple Bash.  The Bearcats will play a pair of games both Friday and Saturday of the tournament.

Matches 1-4: NWMSU (2-2, 0-0 MIAA) at Southwest Baptist Purple Bash

When: Sept. 9-10

Where: Bolivar, Mo

Story Lines

This Weekend:  The Bearcats travel to Bolivar for the Southwest Baptist Purple Bash. Northwest opens action on Friday with Arkansas-Fort Smith and Central Oklahoma. They close out play on Saturday with Minnesota State and Lindenwood.  

Last Time Out:  The Bearcats fell to 2-2 on the season by dropping a pair of matches to close out the Nebraska-Omaha Showcase to Augustana and Winona State.  The night before Northwest got off to a hot start by sweeping a pair of games against Minnesota State-Moorhead and Northern State to kick-off the UNO Showcase and 2011 season.

Up Next:  The Bearcats will travel to Emporia, KS to face the eighteenth-ranked Emporia State Hornets.  Northwest is looking to turn the tables on the Hornets after having been swept by them 6-0 last season.

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

Northwest Athletics
Lamkin Activity Center | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468