Busy weekend for Phoenix Athletics

There’s a whole lot of action going on this weekend, starting with Phoenix Athletics hosting volleyball and men’s and women’s soccer. Here is a preview:

· The volleyball team opens the 2014 season at the Kress Events Center, hosting six matches at the Green Bay Country Inn and Suites Tournament on Friday and Saturday. Green Bay opens play in its own event at 7 p.m., Friday against Big XII Conference member Kansas State. The Phoenix will then matchup on Saturday at noon with 2013 NCAA Tournament participant Arizona before closing the tournament against South Dakota on Saturday at 7 p.m.

· Fresh off logging some serious minutes and earning Horizon League Player of the Week honors, junior Heidi Hartmann, and the Phoenix women’s soccer team (3-1) takes on Northern Iowa in a 1 p.m. match Friday (Aug. 29), and North Dakota at noon Sunday.

· The men’s soccer team plays its home opener Friday at 4 p.m. against Grand Canyon. All soccer matches will be played at Aldo Santaga Stadium.