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

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.


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.


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.


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.