BATON ROUGE – LSU volleyball’s match with defending national champion Texas on Saturday, Oct. 5, will be televised by the Longhorn Network. First serve will remain at 1 p.m. from the Maravich Center.
LSU now has five television matches for the 2013 season. The Tigers also will meet Texas A&M on ESPNU (Oct. 9 – 7 p.m.) and Cox Sports Television (Nov. 13 – 6 p.m.) along with Auburn on Fox Sports Network (Oct. 18 – 7:30 p.m.) and Florida on Sun Sports (Nov. 22 – 6 p.m.).
Longhorn Network is a regional sports network operated by ESPN which covers the University of Texas. The network is available on Cox Cable (channel 1277), AT&T U-verse (channel 1609) and Verizon FiOS (channel 320). LHN is currently not carried by DirecTV or Dish Network.
LSU turns its attention to SEC play and returns home Friday to meet Georgia. First serve is scheduled for 7 p.m. from the Maravich Center. Live video and live stats will be available for Geaux Zone subscribers at www.LSUsports.net/live.
Admission to all 2013 home matches is free compliments of the Advocate's “Geaux Free” program. Fans are encouraged to wear gold during the Georgia match to support the Tigers as part of the program’s annual “Gold Match”, the first 500 fans will receive a “Gold Digger” tank top.
Friday’s match marks the first of six “Attend & Win” matches where one fan will take home a 32-inch television. To be eligible for the “Attend & Win” prizes, fans must stay through the entire match.
The “Friday Night Meal Deal” returns as LSU concessions will provide a special menu for only $7 per meal beginning at 6 p.m. inside the Courtside Club located at the Northwest entrance. To reserve a “Meal Deal” in advance, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the quantity of meals and names. The Georgia match menu consists of Chicken Florentine with angel hair pasta and a vegetable medley.
Desiree Elliott will continue LSU’s legacy of serving the community. She is teaming up with St. Vincent de Paul and Bishop Ott Shelter Program for her season-long senior class philanthropy project. The Tigers will be collecting items ranging from children’s clothes and shoes along with baby supplies and toys at every home match as part of the “Geaux Kids” initiative. Fans will be able to donate items inside the “Geaux Kids” boxes located at the Tiger Fan Zone.
For all of the latest news and information on Tiger volleyball, visit www.lsusports.net/volleyball. Fans can also follow the program on its social media outlets at www.Facebook.com/lsuvolleyball along with @lsuvolleyball and @lsucoachfran on Twitter and @lsuvb on Instagram.