Weekly line-up: Soccer, volleyball and football on the table for week 1

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The K-State football team marches onto the field before their game against Texas Tech in Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Nov. 17, 2018. The Wildcats upset the Raiders 21-6. (Logan Wassall | Collegian Media Group)

As the 2019-2020 school year is kicks off, here’s what is on the schedule for Kansas State sports this week.

Soccer

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Kansas State University Soccer team huddles together during halftime, ready to encourage eachother, and play their hearts out. (Collegian Media Group)

After a 4-12-2 record during the 2018-2019 season, the soccer team will play its third game of the season. The team will play against Arkansas State on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Buser Family Park. This game can be seen on ESPN +. The Wildcats, currently 0-1-1 on the season, are coming off a draw against Omaha, and they will be searching for their first win in 13 games, dating back to last season.

Volleyball

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Outside hitter Brooke Heyne slams the ball over the net for one of her 17 kills during the game against KU on Nov.14, 2018 in Lawrence. K-State beat KU 3-2. (Alex Todd | Collegian Media Group)

Finishing the 2018-2019 season at 15-12, the volleyball team begins this season with a a busy week as they head to Raleigh, North Carolina to compete in a three-match Wolfpack Invitational. The first match will be on Friday against the North Carolina State Wolfpack, and then on Saturday a double header features Austin Peay State in the first matchup and University of Maryland in the second.

Football

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Kicking off the new era of coaching, Kansas State head football coach Chris Klieman and his coaching staff held a Spring Showcase to introduce themselves to the K-State Family earlier this year. (Olivia Bergmeier | Collegian Media Group)

The football team will kickoff off the Chris Klieman era with a match up against Nicholls University. This game will kickoff on Saturday at 6 p.m. at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Fans can watch it on ESPN+ or on the K-State Sports Network. The Wildcats will be looking to get their season started strong with a victory and to get back on track to return to a bowl game after falling short last season. Prior to last year’s 5-7 record, the team played in eight bowl games in 10 years.

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