Dec. 3, 2012
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The buzz is building around Mackey Arena ahead of this weekend's NCAA Volleyball Regionals, which feature the #22 Boilermakers, #11 Minnesota, Kentucky and #1 Penn State. All-session tickets are on sale now. Get them now and help us pack Mackey for the Sweet 16 and Elite 8.
Information regarding the West Lafayette Regional, including match times, ticket prices and more is available here.
All-session tickets (good for both Friday and Saturday matches) are: $18 for adults and $12 for student chairback seats (section 8-11), $15 adult and $10 student lower level reserved seating and $12 adult and $8 student upper level general admission seats. Single session tickets will not be available until Friday, Dec. 7.
Those planning to bring group of 15 or more may contact Kyle Waters (firstname.lastname@example.org) for assistant in purchasing $5 general admission tickets.
ESPN3.com will broadcast both matches on Friday, while Saturday's regional championship match will air live on ESPNU.
Friday's schedule will see #1 Penn State take on Kentucky in a 5 p.m. contest followed by a 7 p.m. battle between No. 11 Minnesota and No. 22 Purdue. The second match will begin at 7 p.m. or 30 minutes following the conclusion of the first match, whichever is later.
Saturday's regional championship match is slated for a 4 p.m. first serve.
All four teams will practice in Mackey Arena on Thursday, Dec. 6. Practices are opn to the public and free of charge. Penn State will practice from noon to 1:30 p.m., Kentucky will practice from 1:35 to 3:05 p.m., Minnesota will practice from 3:10 to 4:40 p.m. and Purdue will practice from 4:45 to 6:15 p.m.