Men's and Women's Soccer, Volleyball open seasons at home this weekend

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Birmingham-Southern men's and women's soccer and volleyball teams all open their 2009 seasons at home this weekend.

Men's soccer will host the Labor Day Classic, as Blackburn College, Mississippi College, and Sewanee convene on the Hilltop for a four-game tournament. Sewanee and MC will play first, Friday at 5 p.m., followed by the Panthers taking on Blackburn at 7:30 p.m. at BSC Soccer Park. Action continues on Sunday as Sewanee and Blackburn face each other at noon, and BSC takes on MC at 2:30 p.m.

Volleyball is also in action Friday evening, facing Martin Methodist College at 7 p.m. in Bill Battle Coliseum. The two teams will play again, Saturday at 2 p.m.

Women's soccer opens their slate Saturday evening, hosting Huntingdon College at 7 p.m. at BSC Soccer Park.

Admission to all events is free.