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Eastern volleyball schedule set

CHENEY — Eastern Washington University volleyball is back at Reese Court this fall as the team released its schedule.

Head Coach Jon Haruguchi announced the 2024 slate, with the regular season starting on Aug. 30 on the road.

Eastern has nine home matches for the upcoming season, with seven against Big Sky opponents.

The Eagles will play an exhibition game on Aug. 24 at Central Washington. 

Eastern’s first regular season matches are in Orem, Utah in a two-day tournament hosted by Utah Valley on Aug. 30-31 and also including Cal State-Bakersfield and University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Eastern has a home-and-home against Washington State, playing at Reese on Sept. 4 then in Pullman two days later. 

The Eagles travel for their second tournament, hosted by Toledo.

EWU plays the Rockets on Sep. 13 with a match against Marshall the same day.

The tournament concludes for the team against Northern Kentucky on Sep. 14.

Eastern will participate in the Gonzaga tournament, facing the ‘Zags in Spokane on Sep. 21.

The Eagles plays San Diego State in a match earlier on the 21st as well. 

The conference schedule begins on Sep. 26 for the Eagles against Idaho State in Pocatello.

Eastern returns to Cheney to play Sacramento State in the Big Sky home opener. 

A full schedule can be found at

Eastern looks to build off the momentum of a successful 2023 campaign, as the team upset the No. 2 seed, Northern Colorado for Eastern’s first postseason win since 2008.

The Eagles were 6-10 in the Big Sky last season and 13-17 overall. Starting his third season leading the team, Haruguchi returns 13 players from the ‘23 squad.

The returners include 2023 All-Big Sky second team selection Bri Gunderson, along with 2022 second team selection, Alyssa Radke, who returns after missing last season with an injury.


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