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July 18, 2011
ESPNU Serves Up Wednesday Night Women’s Volleyball into High Definition For the first time, ESPNU will air every Wednesday Night Women’s Volleyball game in high definition beginning with Miami at Florida State on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. ET.
Wednesday Night Women’s Volleyball, which first aired on ESPNU last year, will also feature two doubleheaders and eight of the top 25 ranked NCAA teams according to the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s (AVCA) most recent poll, during the eight-week series.
Coverage of the 2011 women’s volleyball season across ESPNU and ESPN2 will include 17 games, 11 of which feature a ranked team. The regular season schedule showcases six SEC, four Big 12, three Big 10, two ACC games and one game apiece for the BIG EAST and WAC.In addition to regular season action, fans can watch the nation’s top contenders in the BIG EAST, MEAC, SWAC and WAC championships on ESPNU HD beginning Sunday, Nov. 20 at 4 p.m.
Regular Season (Schedule subject to change)
Date Time (ET) Matchup Network
Wed, Sep 14 8 p.m.Miami @ Florida State ESPNU HD
Wed, Sep 21 8 p.m.#22 Missouri @ #25 Iowa State ESPNU HD
Sun, Sep 25 1 p.m.Villanova @ Notre-Dame ESPNU HD
Sun, Sep 25 5 p.m.#24 Tennessee @ #8 Florida ESPNU HD
Wed, Sep 28 8 p.m.#4 Texas @ #21 Oklahoma ESPNU HD
Sun, Oct 2 1 p.m.#4 Texas @ #25 Iowa State ESPNU HD
2:30 p.m.#7 Nebraska @ Michigan (tape delay) ESPN2
5 p.m.Mississippi State @ Ole Miss ESPNU HD
Wed, Oct 5 7 p.m.Auburn @ Georgia ESPNU HD
Sun, Oct 9 1 p.m.#23 Indiana @ #7 Nebraska (tape delay) ESPN2
Wed, Oct 12 8 p.m.#24 Tennessee @ Kentucky ESPNU HD
10 p.m.#13 Hawai’i @ New Mexico State ESPNU HD
Wed, Oct 19 6 p.m.UNC @ #18 Duke ESPNU HD
8 p.m.#8 Florida @ South Carolina ESPNU HD
Sun, Oct 23 1 p.m.Michigan @ #1 Penn State (tape delay )ESPN2
Wed, Oct 26 8 p.m.LSU @ Arkansas ESPNU HD
Wed, Nov 2 8 p.m.#25 Iowa State @ #21 Oklahoma ESPNU HD
(Rankings reflect the Dec. 21, 2010 final AVCA poll)
Post-Season Championships (Schedule subject to change)
Sun, Nov 20 4 p.m.BIG EAST championship ESPNU HD
10:30 p. MEAC championship (tape delay) ESPNUHD
Mon, Nov 21 11:30 p.m.SWAC champ (tape delay) ESPNU HD
Wed, Nov 23 9 p.m.WAC championship ESPNU HD
The 24-hour college sports television network airs more than 650 live events annually and offers over 600 original studio shows. ESPNU has seen a steady 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 ESPNUHD, now in over 20 million homes.
The network has long-term carriage agreements with all 10 of the top multichannel TV providers – Cablevision, Charter, Comcast, Cox, DirecTV (Channel 208), DISH Network (Channel 141), Mediacom, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS TV and AT&T U-verse.
Media Contact: Gracie Blackburn, ESPN PR 860/766-5069 or firstname.lastname@example.org