Volleyball Held Green and Gold Scrimmage Saturday

UAB held its Green and Gold scrimmage Saturday.
Aug. 24, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The UAB volleyball team held its Green and Gold Scrimmage along with a Youth Clinic on Saturday, Aug. 23 in Bartow Arena. The Gold team came away with a 3-2 victory over the Green team in the scrimmage.

The Blazers took to the court in preparation for the 2014 volleyball season. UAB was split into two teams, Green and Gold, for the scrimmage.

The Gold team jumped out to an early two-set lead after winning the first two sets, 25-12, 25-19. Green responded with wins in the next two sets, taking set three 25-19 and set four 27-25.

Gold held on to win the match with a close victory in the fifth and final set, 15-13. At the conclusion of the scrimmage the Blazers stayed on the court for their Youth Clinic. 

The team worked with young fans to teach them more about volleyball and run through drills with them.

UAB will open the 2014 season this Friday, Aug. 29 with the UAB/Samford Tournament. The Blazers will host Southeastern Louisiana at 10 a.m. and Michigan State at 7 p.m. CT in Bartow Arena.

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