THROGGS NECK, NY – The Maritime College volleyball team will begin its 2022 season with a home match against CCNY on Sept. 7, it was announced today by Head Coach Beth Pirrone. Overall, the Privateers will play 11 of their 22 contests at Riesenberg Gymnasium, including their first three and six of their first eight.
After the season-opening matchup with CCNY, Maritime begins Skyline Conference play by hosting Yeshiva on Sept. 11. The Privateers then have a 10-day break before welcoming Mount St. Vincent to Riesenberg Gymnasium on Sept. 21. Maritime travels to Medgar Evers a day later for its first road match of the season.
On Sept. 26, the Privateers began a busy stretch of seven matches in 10 days with a visit to Brooklyn. Maritime then welcomes conference rivals Manhattanville (Sept. 27) and St. Joseph’s LI (Sept. 29) to Fort Schuyler before hosting Sarah Lawrence and Baruch in a tri-match on Oct. 1. After hitting the road for a matchup with St. Joseph’s Brooklyn on Oct. 3, the Privateers face Sarah Lawrence again on Oct. 5, this time for a conference tilt.
Maritime squares off with John Jay at Riesenberg Gymnasium on Oct. 11 before resuming conference play at Old Westbury on Oct. 13. The Privateers meet FDU-Florham in a non-conference affair on Oct. 15, then hit the road for a pair of Skyline matchups at Merchant Marine (Oct. 17) and Purchase (Oct. 19). Maritime concludes its four-match road trip on Oct. 22 with a tri-match at William Paterson that also includes Brooklyn.
Mount St. Mary will be the opponent in Maritime’s home finale on Oct. 25. The Privateers wrap up conference play two nights later by visiting Farmingdale. Maritime then concludes the regular season with a tri-match against Bard and host St. Joseph’s LI on Oct. 29.
Should Maritime finish among the top six in the final Skyline standings, the Privateers will qualify for the conference tournament, which gets underway on Nov. 1. Maritime is looking to make its first Skyline Tournament appearance since 2017.