Eighth-ranked Volleyball to host NCAA Regionals
AUSTIN, Texas -- The No. 8 Texas Volleyball team plays host to the NCAA Austin Regional this weekend, after advancing past Prairie View A&M and Stephen F. Austin last weekend in the NCAA First and Second Rounds. Joining the Horns in the regional will be No. 2 Stanford, No. 10 Wisconsin and No. 13 California.
Pacific-10 rivals Stanford (27-3) and California (22-9) meet for the third time this season in the round of 16, squaring off on Friday at 5 p.m. The Longhorns will follow in the second match when they take on Wisconsin for the second time this year. Texas opened the season with a 3-0 victory at Wisconsin (Aug. 25) and it will look to complete the season sweep Friday at 7 p.m.
The winners of the two matches return to the floor, Saturday at 5:30 p.m. to determine who earns places in the NCAA Championship next weekend in Omaha, Neb.
The regional final matchup will be broadcast live on ESPNU and Texas' match against Wisconsin on Friday will be streamed through TexasSports.TV and Yahoo! College Sports Broadcast.
Tickets for the NCAA Regional at Gregory Gym can be purchased online at TexasBoxOffice.com, by calling by 1-800-982-BEVO or 512-471-3333, or in person at the UT Athletics Ticket Office (Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.). All-session ticket packages are $20 for reserved seating, $12 for general admission seating, $6 for youth/students tickets and $10 each for groups of 10 or more.