NEW YORK - With the 2013 season just around the corner, caught up with the Columbia volleyball program to grab an inside look on the team's preparations and expectations for the upcoming year.

The Lions will open the season with three matches on the road at the Northwestern Wildcat Challenge in Evanston, Ill. from September 6-7. The Lions will take on host Northwestern, Belmont and Boise State in the two-day event.

Click play on the picture above to watch the season preview.