607NCAA names Championship field - Semis and Final on ESPN2 (Thu, Fri, Sat)
- May 1, 2011NCAA names Championship fieldFour teams to compete for championship at Penn StateMay 1, 2011 2:48 GMTINDIANAPOLIS --The NCAA Men’s Volleyball Committee announced Sunday the bracket for the 2011 National Collegiate Men’s Volleyball Championship. The semifinals and final will take place May 5 and 7, in University Park, Pa, at Recreation Hall. Pennsylvania State University is the host.
Four teams were selected to compete for the championship. Automatic qualification was awarded to University of California, Santa Barbara (17-14), the winner of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation; The Ohio State University (24-6), winner of the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association; and Pennsylvania State University (24-6), winner of the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association. One team, University of Southern California (23-3), was selected at-large.
Semifinal No. 1 will be No. 1 seed Southern California versus No. 4 seed UC Santa Barbara and will be broadcast live at 7 p.m. ET Thursday, May 5 on ESPN2 and ESPN3.com simulcast. Semifinal No. 2 will be No. 2 seed Penn State versus No. 3 seed Ohio State and will be broadcast live at 9 p.m. ET Thursday, May 5 on ESPN 2 and ESPN3.com.
The national championship match will be broadcast live at 7 p.m. ET Saturday, May 7 on ESPN2 and ESPN3.com simulcast.
NOTE : CHECK YOUR LOCAL LISTINGS
DirectTV in my area shows a different time for the second Semifinal match, as follows -
ESPN2, Channel 209
Semi #1 : Thursday, 4-6pm PDT
Semi #2 : Friday, 10:30am-12:30pm PDT
Final : Saturday, 4-6pm PDT
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