The Wichita State Shockers volleyball team opens its season with a road match against the James Madison University Dukes Friday.

Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Sinclair Gym in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

The Shockers are 20-20 all time in season-openers. They return three starters in senior outside hitter Tabitha Brown, junior outside hitter Alex Koon and sophomore middle blocker Emma Wright.

The Shockers and Dukes have never met on the volleyball court.

James Madison finished 23-6 overall in 2017. They return five starters and 15 letterwinners. The Shockers went 29-4 overall in 2017.