TCU Picked for Three National TV Matches


Aug. 17, 2017


FORT WORTH, Texas – The TCU volleyball team had three Big 12 Conference matches chosen for national coverage on ESPN and FSN, as announced by the league office on Thursday morning.

The Horned Frogs were one of four of the league’s nine volleyball teams that are making multiple appearances on the Big 12 Conference volleyball telecast schedule this season. TCU will have two home matches aired on ESPN2 and ESPNU and one away contest on FSN.

“The environment our TCU volleyball fans have created at our matches is one of the most electric and exhilarating in the country,” Director of Volleyball Jill Kramer said. “Thanks to all of our devoted frog fans, we have ranked in the top 30 in average attendance in the NCAA for the past two seasons. We look forward to having the opportunity to be on the national stage once again this season for league play and show off our Horned Frog pride.”

TCU’s three appearances on national television will come over an eight-day span with the first match at Kansas on Sept. 30 airing at Noon on FSN. The team will then return home for two straight matches on ESPN with the Frogs first welcoming Kansas State on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 8 p.m., on ESPNU. TCU will then continue action at home by taking on preseason No. 1 Texas on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m., on ESPN2.

Additional television appearances by TCU through its third-tier television partnership will be announced at a later date.

The Frogs will welcome Texas A&M for an exhibition match on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 2 p.m., at The Rickel before officially opening the season the next weekend. For the third straight season, the team will begin action at home with the Cowtown Classic as they welcome UTSA on Friday, Aug. 25 at 6 p.m., before taking on Coastal Carolina on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 5 p.m. TCU will also face Rice on Sunday, Aug. 27 at 2 p.m.

Season tickets for the TCU volleyball season are on sale. Adult season tickets are $75, youth season tickets are $50 and a Family 4-pack of season tickets can be purchased for $240. Single game tickets are also available, with fans able to purchase adult tickets for $10, youth tickets for $5 and $3 tickets for groups of 20 or more. All tickets to the home matches against Baylor (Sept. 23) and Texas (Oct. 8) will be $10 and no group tickets will be available.

Fans can purchase season or single game tickets by visiting GoFrogs.com, stopping by the Parrish Family Athletics Ticket Office located in Schollmaier Arena or by calling the ticket office at 817-257-FROG (3764).

 

 

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