ESPNU Announces Wednesday Night Women’s Volleyball Schedule for 2010
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ESPNU has announced its Wednesday Night Women’s Volleyball schedule for the 2010 NCAA season. The consistent package is a first of its kind for ESPNU and NCAA women’s volleyball. Action begins Wednesday, Sept. 15, at 8 p.m. ET on ESPNU showcasing Nebraska at Iowa State and runs eight consecutive weeks concluding the last Wednesday, Nov. 23, with a doubleheader. It features Oklahoma at Texas A&M at 9 p.m. on ESPNU HD and Saint Mary’s at San Diego at 11 p.m. on ESPNU. The last six weeks of the package are doubleheaders, and seven of the 14 telecasts air on ESPNU HD.
The SEC has five conference matchups, followed by the Big 12 with four intra-conference matches. The West Coast Conference and the Western Athletic Conference each have two matches featuring conference teams and the SWAC will have one.
Nine teams featured in the Wednesday night schedule are ranked in the most recent American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) poll, while three others are receiving votes. There are four top 25 matchups currently on the schedule, including one potential top 10 meeting. Big 12 foes No. 7 Nebraska at No. 5 Texas play Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 9 p.m. on ESPNU HD.
Wednesday Night Volleyball Schedule (Schedule subject to change)
|Sep 15||8 p.m.||# 7 Nebraska at #11 Iowa State||ESPNU|
|Sep 22||8 p.m.||Grambling at Prairie View A&M||ESPNU|
|Sep 29||8 p.m.||#16 Kentucky at #14 Tennessee||ESPNU|
|10 p.m.||#6 Hawai’i at New Mexico State||ESPNU|
|Oct 6||8 p.m.||Georgia at Auburn||ESPNU HD|
|10 p.m.||Utah State at Idaho||ESPNU|
|Oct 13||7 p.m.||#5Texas at Oklahoma||ESPNU HD|
|9 p.m.||Arkansas at #21 LSU||ESPNU HD|
|Oct 20||8 p.m.||#14 Tennessee at #4 Florida||ESPNU HD|
|10 p.m.||Pepperdine at Saint Mary’s||ESPNU|
|Oct 27||7 p.m.||South Carolina at #4 Florida||ESPNU HD|
|9 p.m.||#7 Nebraska at #5 Texas||ESPNU HD|
|Nov 3||9 p.m.||Oklahoma at Texas A&M||ESPNU HD|
|11 p.m.||Saint Mary’s at #25 San Diego||ESPNU|
(Rankings reflect the Sept. 6 AVCA Poll)
The 24-hour college sports television network televises more than 650 live events annually and offers over 400 original studio shows. ESPNU has seen a dramatic increase since its inception on March 4, 2005 and is now in over 73 million households. The brand is also available in high definition on ESPNU HD, now in over 17 million homes.