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MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan  volleyball team will have an open tryout for the remaining roster positions for the 2012 season. The tryout will be held in Vandament Arena Jan. 21, 2012 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration will be held from 11-11:45 a.m. The tryout will follow from 12-2 p.m. and will consist of the following: overall skill and technique assessment; strength and conditioning assessment; and understanding of game play.

Individuals interested in the tryout must meet the criteria of a high school senior who is on track to graduate in May or June and exhausted high school eligibility, junior college transfer, or a four-year transfer who has a release from their current university. It is important that participants bring to the tryout equipment necessary to compete at volleyball (shoes, knee pads, ankle braces, athletic apparel, etc.) All participants will need to bring a copy of their high school transcript, test scores and a current physical taken within the past 12 months.

Contact assistant volleyball coach Kim Falkenhagen if you are interested in participating in the tryout or if you have questions. Coach Falkenhagen can be contacted by e-mail ( or phone 906-227-1173 to RSVP for the tryout. Potential participants are asked to provide their name and position.

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Joe Buczek
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