Oct. 1, 2012
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Boilermakers will host Social Media Night at Belin Court on Friday, Oct. 5, for their Big Ten Network televised match with Nebraska.
Fans are encouraged to use the hashtag #PurdueNUVB for all twitter posts (tweets) related to the event. Fans also are being asked to tweet pictures of themselves donning their school colors, whether at the event or watching elsewhere, using the hashtag.
Fans tweeting photos using the hashtag #boilerup will be placed in a photo gallery on the Purdue Athletics Facebook page.
During the match, there will be a couple of in-house contests involving twitter, including twivia (twitter trivia). A flyer will be distributed to all patrons with the twitter handles of all of the Purdue players and others associated with the program and Big Ten Volleyball. Fans are encouraged to use these when tweeting about the event and future events. As always, use the hashtag #boilerup when referring to Boilermaker sports.
Stay tuned to the volleyball social media channels as later in the week, fans will be asked to vote for their favorite Purdue volleyball play in a Facebook poll.
The Big Ten Network also is getting in on the social media game as well. Fans will be able to ask the TV announcers Mike Wolf and Audrey Flaugh questions during the match through Twitter of course using the handle @BTNVolleyball and they will answer the questions later in the match.
Get in on the game. Tweet using the #PurdueNUVB hashtag and feel free to mention your favorite Boilermaker players by their handles in your tweets.