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WHITTIER, Calif. – Whittier College Head Volleyball Coach Chris Duarte-McDermott released his 2017 schedule Wednesday, which involves a trip to Colorado, while taking part in three Invitationals.
He opens his season at the Colorado College Classic on September 1-2 where he will take on Berry, Colorado College, Ithaca, and Augustana (Ill.).
He remains on the road for the Cal Lu Fornia Invitational on September 8-9 when they take on Pacific Lutheran, UC Santa Cruz, Whitworth, and Trinity (TX).
His first home game is Tuesday, September 12 when he opens up Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) play against Pomona-Pitzer. After another two games on the road against Chapman (Sept. 15) and Occidental (Sept. 19), the Purple & Gold return home to host Cal Lutheran on Saturday, September 23 before going away (Redlands), home (Caltech), away (Claremont-M-S) to end the months competition.
Opening up October, the Poets take on La Verne inside of the Graham Athletic Center on October 3 before traveling to take part in the La Verne Invitational on Octber 6-7 where they will face off against Scranton, Austin, and UC Santa Cruz.
Then over their final eight conference games the Poets will host four against Chapman (Oct. 10), Occidental (Oct. 14), Redlands (Oct. 21), and Claremont-M-S (Oct. 27) with Senior Night occurring against the Athenas.