Volleyball Announces 2017 Schedule; Includes 11 Home Matches

Volleyball Announces 2017 Schedule; Includes 11 Home Matches

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. (Aug. 15, 2017) – The Mercy College volleyball team has released its schedule for the Fall 2017 season, which includes 11 home matches.


All home matches for the Mavericks will take place off campus at a site to be determined, while the Victory Gym undergoes renovation.

The Mavericks open up their 2017 season on September 1st and 2nd at the Hoffman Memorial Invitational at Bentley University. Mercy will play matches against Caldwell, Bentley, Wilmington and Southern New Hampshire during the two-day invitational.

Efthalitsides and the Mavericks will then play at Monroe College on September 6th in a scrimmage before heading to the Georgian Court Invitational on September 8th and 9th. Mercy will take on Georgian Court and New Haven on the 8th before facing Pace and East Stroudsburg on the 9th.

The Mavericks return home for their home opener on Wednesday, September 13th against Mexico University. Mercy then will take on Cheyney University and Felician University in a tri-match at home on September 16th.

Mercy will then embark on a five-game road trip that starts with a matchup against Daemen in their ECC opener on September 22nd. The Mavericks will then take on Roberts Wesleyan the following day before heading to Bridgeport for a tilt on September 27th. The trip comes to an end when Mercy takes part in a tri-match at Nyack on September 30th.

Efthalitsides leads the squad back home for a home match against Queens on October 3rd before heading to Molloy for a match against the Lions on October 4th. The Mavericks return home for a tilt against LIU Post on October 11th before heading on the road for three more matches against NYIT (Oct. 12) and Bloomfield and Georgian Court (Oct. 14).

Mercy comes back to Dobbs Ferry for a five-game homestand beginning with a match against Dominican on October 19th. Two days later the Mavericks host Roberts Wesleyan and Daemen the following day. On October 25th, Mercy hosts Bridgeport and then they conclude the homestand with a matchup against Molloy on October 31st.

The Mavericks head back on the road for a tilt against Queens on November 1st before taking on East Stroudsburg on the road on November 4th. Efthalitsides and Mercy return home for Senior Night against NYIT on November 7th before concluding the regular season the next day against LIU Post on November 8th.