BATON ROUGE – A day after the SEC announced its television schedule, the LSU volleyball team had its home match versus Texas A&M on Wednesday, Nov. 13 picked up by Cox Sports Television [CST]. The contest will begin at 6 p.m. CT on LSU’s regional cable sports network partner.
The Tigers now have three regular season television matches with the addition of the A&M match. LSU also will have its road matches with Texas A&M [Oct. 9] and Auburn carried by ESPNU and FSN, respectively.
CST, the New Orleans-based sports network, is carried on cable systems in Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia after being launched in October 2002. CST can be seen on channel 1037 on Cox Cable in Baton Rouge and also is available to Dish Network subscribers (Channel 421) in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans markets.
LSU will hold its annual Purple & Gold Scrimmage on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. inside the Maravich Center where fans will have the opportunity to get their first glimpse of the 2013 Tigers. Admission to the scrimmage and the entire 2013 home schedule which features 13 matches beginning with the Tiger Classic on Aug. 30-31 are free compliments of The Advocate’s “Geaux Free” program.
Prior to the Purple & Gold Scrimmage, LSU will hold a free Kids Clinic where the Tigers will instruct basic skills beginning at 4 p.m. for children eighth grade and under. To reserve your spot, contact Lauren at email@example.com by Friday, Aug. 23 and include how many children will be attending the event. Check-in for the Kids Clinic starts at 3 p.m.
LSU has earned 171 victories, an average of 21.4 wins per season, to go along with seven of the last eight SEC Western Division titles since 2005. The Tigers also are one of 34 programs to appear in six NCAA Tournaments during the previous eight-year stretch.
LSU will square off with Texas-San Antonio (Aug. 30 – 7 p.m.), UC Davis (Aug. 31 – 10 a.m.) and San Diego State (Aug. 31 – 7:30 p.m.) for the season-opening Tiger Classic at the Maravich Center. Admission is free courtesy of The Advocate’s “Geaux Free” program.
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