This Week in Drury Athletics: The season opens for Fall sports

Week of Aug. 30-Sept. 5
 
The 2021-22 sports season for Drury University Athletics officially begins on Thursday when the Panthers men’s soccer team starts the year at Northeastern State in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
 
The Drury volleyball team will host the Greenstay Inn & Suites Drury Invitational at the O’Reilly Family Event Center on Friday and Saturday. The tournament features five matches each day with the Panthers opening the season on Friday at 2 pm against LeMoyne-Owen, then will face Texas Woman’s College at 6 pm. Play begins at 9 am on Saturday with Drury in action at 11 am against Missouri Southern, then 3 pm against Henderson State.
 
Drury women’s soccer opens the year on Friday at Newman, then will play their home opener on Sunday at 3 pm against 19th ranked Delta State.
 
Drury’s cross country teams open their year in the Bearcat Invitational at Southwest Baptist on Saturday morning, and the women’s triathlon program begins the season on Saturday in the Pleasant Prairie Regional Qualifier in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.
 
Drury Athletics Calendar (home events in bold)
 
THURSDAY
Men’s soccer at Northeastern St., 7 pm, DeLoache Field, Tahlequah, Okla.
 
FRIDAY
Volleyball, LeMoyne-Owen vs Missouri Southern St., 10 am, O’Reilly Family Event Center
Volleyball, Texas Woman’s vs Henderson St., noon, O’Reilly Family Event Center
Volleyball vs LeMoyne-Owen, 2 pm, O’Reilly Family Event Center
Volleyball, Henderson St. vs Missouri Southern St., 4 pm, O’Reilly Family Event Center
Volleyball vs Texas Woman’s, 6 pm, O’Reilly Family Event Center
Women’s soccer at Newman, 7 pm, Wilkins Field, Wichita, Kan.
 
SATURDAY
Women’s cross country at Bearcat Inv., 8:30 am, Bolivar Municpal Golf Course, Bolivar, Mo.
Men’s cross country at Bearcat Inv., 9 am, Bolivar Municpal Golf Course, Bolivar, Mo.
Volleyball, Henderson St. vs LeMoyne-Owen, 9 am, O’Reilly Family Event Center
Triathlon at Pleasant Prairie Regional Qualifier, 9:30 am, Recplex, Pleasant Prairie, Wisc.
Volleyball vs Missouri Southern St., 11 am, O’Reilly Family Event Center
Volleyball, LeMoyne-Owen vs Texas Woman’s, 1 pm, O’Reilly Family Event Center
Volleyball vs Henderson St., 3 pm, O’Reilly Family Event Center
Volleyball, Texas Woman’s vs Missouri Southern St., 5 pm O’Reilly Family Center
  
SUNDAY
Men’s soccer at West Texas A&M, noon, The Pitch, Canyon, Tex.
Women’s soccer vs Delta St., 3 pm, Harrison Stadium
 
(all times central)
 
CoxHealth Student-Athletes of the Week
(coming next week)
 
OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS & NOTES
 
20th Annual Drury Athletics Auction – Oct. 9-16

  • Bidding begins online Oct. 9
  • Drury Athletics Auction Live Event, 5:30 pm, O’Reilly Family Event Center

 
Watch Drury home games on GLVCSN
Many of Drury’s home games are broadcast live on the internet throughout the year on the Great Lakes Valley Sports Network. Check the schedule pages on both sports for a schedule and links to the live broadcasts.
 
Games this week on Drury’s GLVCSN channel include
 
Fri., Volleyball- Lemoyne-Owen vs Missouri Southern St., 10 am
Fri., Volleyball- Texas Woman’s vs Henderson St., noon
Fri., Volleyball vs Lemoyne-Owen, 2 pm
Fri., Volleyball- Henderson St. vs Missouri Southern St., 4 pm
Fri., Volleyball vs Texas Woman’s, 6 pm
Sat., Volleyball- Henderson St. vs Lemoyne-Owen
Sat., Volleyball vs Missouri Southern St.
Sat., Volleyball- Lemoyne-Owen vs Texas Woman’s
Sat., Volleyball vs Henderson St., 3 pm
Sat., Volleyball- Texas Woman’s vs Missouri Southern St.
Sun., Women’s soccer vs Delta St., 3 pm
 
Click on the GLVCSN’s link to Drury’s channel on the website to watch the Panthers live www.glvcsn.com/drury
 
 
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