Sept. 14, 2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West Conference today announced its 2006 volleyball television schedule, which features an unprecedented 16 appearances for the league.
Nine regular season games (eight conference tilts and one non-conference match) and seven MWC Women's Volleyball Championship matches are included in the package, with the Mountain West Sports Network - the mtn., airing 15 contests and CSTV broadcasting two matches.
The Lobos' final home match of the season, Nov. 10 vs. TCU, is scheduled to air tape delayed on the mtn. New Mexico should make at least one more appearance on the mtn. this season, in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament.
The first television broadcast of 2006 will be Colorado State at No. 21 Utah, which will play on Friday, Sept. 15. The Rams-Utes contest will be shown via tape delay on CSTV, Sunday, Sept. 17, as the 2006 NCAA Volleyball on CSTV, AVCA Match of the Week.
For the seventh straight season, the MWC Tournament will be televised. Quarterfinal and semifinal matches will be shown on the mtn. (times TBA), while the championship match will be broadcast live on CSTV, Saturday, November 25 at 8 p.m. PT.
Today's television announcement reflects the new partnership between CSTV Networks and Comcast for ownership and distribution of the mtn. - Mountain West Sports Network. The mtn. is the first-ever network dedicated to a collegiate conference.
Watch the mtn. for the latest volleyball scores. Also, check each institution's website for additional broadband streaming information.
Below is a listing of the 2006 volleyball television matches.
|Game||Date||Time||Air Date||Broadcast Time(s) and Network|
|CSU at Utah||Fri., Sept. 15||7:00 p.m.||Sun., Sept. 17||4:00 p.m. on CSTV (tape delay)|
|CSU at BYU||Sat., Sept. 16||7:00 p.m.||Sun., Sept. 17||2:00 p.m. on the mtn. (tape delay)|
|Wed., Sept. 20||8:00 a.m. on the mtn. (re-air)|
|Fri., Sept. 22||3:00 p.m. on the mtn. (re-air)|
|CSU at Wyoming||Sun., Oct. 1||2:00 p.m.||Tue., Oct. 3||7:00 p.m. on the mtn. (tape delay)|
|TCU at BYU||Fri., Oct. 6||7:00 p.m.||Sun., Oct. 8||2:00 p.m. on the mtn. (tape delay)|
|UNLV at Utah||Sun., Oct. 22||4:00 p.m.||Tue., Oct. 24||7:00 p.m. on the mtn. (tape delay)|
|Weber State at BYU||Tue., Oct. 24||7:00 p.m.||Fri., Oct. 27||9:00 p.m. on the mtn. (tape delay)|
|TCU at SDSU||Sun., Oct. 29||Noon||Tue., Oct. 31||6:00 p.m. on the mtn. (tape delay)|
|TCU at New Mexico||Fri., Nov. 10||7:00 p.m.||Sun., Nov. 12||2:00 p.m. on the mtn. (tape delay)|
|BYU at CSU||Fri., Nov. 17||7:00 p.m.||Tue., Nov. 21||7:00 p.m. on the mtn. (tape delay)|
MWC WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
Thursday, Nov. 23
11:00 a.m. PST, Quarterfinal Match #1 - #3 vs. #6 on the mtn.
1:00 p.m. PST, Quarterfinal Match #2 - #2 vs. #7 on the mtn.
4:00 p.m. PST, Quarterfinal Match #3 - #4 Seed vs. #5 on the mtn.
7:00 p.m. PST, Quarterfinal Match #4 - #1 Seed vs. #8/#9 Winner on the mtn.
Friday, Nov. 24
TBD - Semifinal Match #1 on the mtn.
TBD - Semifinal Match #2 on the mtn.
Saturday, Nov. 25
8:00 p.m. PST, Championship Match on CSTV (Live)