BATON ROUGE – Another LSU volleyball match will be televised during the 2013 season as SUN Sports announced Monday it will carry the Tigers’ match at SEC preseason favorite Florida on Friday, Nov. 22. The start time of the match will remain at 6 p.m. CT from UF’s Stephen C. O’Connell Center.
SUN Sports is a regional sports network that serves the state of Florida. The network can be found as part of the sports package nationwide on DirecTV’s channel 653, Dish Network’s channel 422 and AT&T’s U-verse channel 722.
LSU is now scheduled to have four televised matches this season. The Tigers also will face fellow SEC Western Division co-favorite Texas A&M on ESPNU (Oct. 9) and Cox Sports Television (Nov. 13) along with Auburn on Fox Sports Network (Oct. 18).
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.
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.
Other Upcoming Team Events
Media Day – Tuesday, August 20
LSU will participate in its annual media day with the soccer program Tuesday inside the LSU Basketball Practice Facility. Approximately at noon CT, head coaches Fran Flory and Brian Lee will address the media. Comments from the press conferences will be available on LSUsports.net following the event.
Residence Move-In Assistance Day – Thursday, August 22
LSU volleyball will be one of the many teams apart of move-in day welcoming and assisting new and returning students moving into their dorms. The Tigers will be assisting RCC from 7:30-8:30 a.m. leading into the team’s Thursday morning practice session.
Kids Clinic, Purple & Gold Scrimmage – Saturday, August 24
LSU will hold its annual Purple & Gold Scrimmage at 6 p.m. on Saturday 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 this Friday and include how many children will be attending the event. Check-in for the Kids Clinic starts at 3 p.m.