July 18, 2011

ESPNU College Volleyball Television Schedule

I received this information from ESPNU, after their marketing person happened to read the collegevolleyballcoach.com.  I hope this information helps VolleyFolks make education television viewing decisions!

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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 gracie.blackburn@espn.com

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