CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia volleyball team (4-3) rounds out non-conference action as it hosts its second and final tournament of the 2021 regular season this weekend in Memorial Gymnasium. The Cavaliers will play to host to Bellarmine (2-6) and Georgetown (4-4) on Friday at 12:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively, followed by Fairleigh Dickinson (4-6) on Saturday at 2 p.m. All six tournament matches are free general admission seating to the public. Face coverings are required inside Mem Gym.


  • All three UVA matches are set to stream on ACCNX.
  • Live stats will also be provided for all matches held inside Mem Gym this weekend.
  • Fans can also get updates by following Virginia Volleyball’s official Twitter account (@UVAVolleyball).



Friday, Sept. 17

Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Georgetown – 10 a.m.

Bellarmine at Virginia – 12:30 p.m.

Bellarmine vs. Fairleigh Dickinson – 4:30 p.m.

Georgetown at Virginia – 7 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 18

Georgetown vs. Bellarmine – 11:30 a.m.

Fairleigh Dickinson at Virginia – 2 p.m.



  • Last weekend, Virginia went 1-1 at the VCU Invitational (Sept. 10-11) as the Cavaliers came back to defeat VCU in five sets on Friday before falling to then-No. 4 Ohio State in three sets on Saturday.
  • Virginia freshman outside hitter Brooklyn Borum was named a VCU Invitational All-Tournament selection after averaging 3.00 kills per set and 3.88 digs per set, while hitting .300 for the tournament. Borum notched her first career double-double against the Rams on Friday after posting 14 kills and 24 digs. 


  • Bellarmine: 0-0
  • Georgetown: 15-11 … Virginia and the Hoyas will meet for the first time since Sept. 8, 2012, when Georgetown swept the Cavaliers in a neutral-site meeting … The first-ever matchup between the two teams was on Oct. 20, 1984, when the Cavaliers won in five sets before the rally scoring format was implemented at the collegiate level.
  • Fairleigh Dickinson: 0-0 


  • On April 26, 2021, Virginia Director of Athletics Carla Williams announced the hiring of Shannon Wells as the ninth head volleyball coach in program history.
  • Wells came to UVA having spent the last seven seasons at Florida, including the last four seasons in which she served as Associate Head Coach (2017-20).
  • While at Florida, Wells guided the Gators to seven consecutive NCAA tournament appearances and achieved a record of 184-33 (.848).