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Volleyball Set For 11-Day European Trip

Irish volleyball is heading to Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia and Italy from May 19-30.

May 17, 2013

Irish Volleyball European Blog

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The University of Notre Dame volleyball team is set for quite an adventure as the Irish leave Sunday evening for an 11-day European trip that will take them to four countries and match them up with three formidable exhibition opponents. 

The Irish will fly from Chicago's O'Hare Airport Sunday night and land in Prague, Czech Republic Monday evening with London's Heathrow Airport offering a four hour layover.   

While overseas, the team will find itself in Prague, Czech Republic; Vienna, Austria; Maribor, Slovenia; Venice, Italy; Lake Como, Italy; and Milan, Italy.

Notre Dame will meet the Olymp Praha club team in Prague, the Slovenian National Team in Maribor and the Italian Federation Team in Milan. The Irish will play each team twice.

Twenty-two people are making the trip including 12 student-athletes.  

Fans can follow along throughout the trip in a multitude of ways. Facebook and Twitter will offer plenty of picture and status updates, while a daily blog from players and staff members can be found at the UNDerground.   

Exhibition Matches

Tuesday, May 21 - Olymp Praha - Prague, Czech Republic

Wednesday, May 22 - Olymp Praha - Prague, Czech Republic

Friday, May 24 - Slovenia National Team - Maribor, Slovenia

Saturday, May 25 - Slovenia National Team - Maribor, Slovenia

Tuesday, May 28 - Italian Federation Team - Milan, Italy

Wednesday, May 29 - Italian Federation Team - Milan, Italy

Trip Itinerary

Sunday, May 19 - Flight From Chicago To Prague

Monday, May 20 - Prague, Czech Republic

Tuesday, May 21 - Prague, Czech Republic

Wednesday, May 22 - Prague, Czech Republic

Thursday, May 23 - Vienna, Austria

Friday, May 24 - Maribor, Slovenia

Saturday, May 25 - Maribor, Slovenia

Sunday, May 26 - Venice, Italy

Monday, May 27 - Milan, Italy

Tuesday, May 28 - Milan, Italy

Wednesday, May 29 - Lake Como, Italy

Thursday, May 30 - Return Flight

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