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BYU's Jessica Jardine (12) celebrates a key point in the 3rd game vs Utah. The BYU Women's Volleyball Team defeated Utah 3-0 on Friday September 7, 2012 in Provo, Utah.

PROVO — Current and former Cougars will face off at the annual BYU women’s volleyball alumni match Saturday in the Smith Fieldhouse to kick off the 2013 season.

The match, which begins at 1 p.m. MDT, will showcase the talent of four returning starters as well as six newcomers to the program. It will also give fans a chance to see former Cougar greats return for more volleyball action.

On Aug. 31, the team begins the season by heading to Ohio for the Hampton Inn Invitational to face off against Creighton, Marquette and Bowling Green State.

Royce Hinton is the women's volleyball sports information director for BYU Athletic Communications.