CUA Volleyball Will Host 15th Annual Guetle Volleyball Invitational

CUA Volleyball Will Host 15th Annual Guetle Volleyball Invitational

WASHINGTON – The Catholic University women's volleyball team is set to host the 15th Annual Guetle Volleyball Invitational on Sept. 7-8 at the DuFour Center in Washington, D.C.

The Cardinals welcome Eastern Mennonite, Marymount (Va.), Mount St. Vincent and Swarthmore College.

CUA enters the event with a record of 0-4 after opening the season in Haverford, Pa., for the Haverford Invitational.

Haverford Tournament Recap

During last year's Guetle Invitational, the Cardinals finished the weekend 3-1 only falling to Marymount during their third match of the event.

Eastern Mennonite enters the tournament with a record of 3-2.  EMU opened the 2013 season by hosting the EMU Invitational, where they defeated Mary Baldwin (3-0) and Salem (3-1).  EMU added their third win after the official single-match home opener against Mary Baldwin on Wednesday, Sept. 5.

Marymount makes the trip from Arlington, Va., with a record 1-1.  MU opened the season with a 3-1 victory over Penn State Fayette and 3-0 loss to Messiah on Saturday, Aug.31.

Mount St. Vincent will open the 2013 season with the Guetle Volleyball Invitational.

Swarthmore enters the tournament with the strongest record at three wins and one loss.  During Moravian's 11th Annual Greyhound Premiere Invitational, SU defeated Wilkes (3-2), New Rochelle (3-0) and Moravian (3-2).

For more information on the 15th Annual Guetle Volleyball Invitational, visit the official Tournament Page.

Tournament Schedule:

Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013

Court 1

12:00 p.m.      Catholic vs. Marymount

2:00 p.m.        Marymount vs. Eastern Mennonite

4:00 p.m.        Catholic vs. Mount St. Vincent


Court 2

2:00 p.m.        Mount St. Vincent vs. Swarthmore

4:00 p.m.        Swarthmore vs. Eastern Mennonite

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013

Court 1

11:00 a.m.      Catholic vs. Eastern Mennonite

1:00 p.m.        Swarthmore vs. Marymount

3:00 p.m.        Catholic vs. Swarthmore

Court 2

11:00 a.m.      Marymount vs. Mount St. Vincent

1:00 p.m.        Eastern Mennonite vs. Mount St. Vincent

(All matches played at the DuFour Center)

For more information on Cardinal Athletics, visit the official athletics website at


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