Big Ten and Comcast SportsNet Chicago Announce Volleyball Wildcard Match
Nov. 16, 2006
PARK RIDGE, Ill. - The Wisconsin at Purdue volleyball match to be played on Saturday, Nov. 25, will be televised by Comcast SportsNet Chicago as the wildcard selection, it was announced by conference officials today. The match will be the 14th and final regular season televised Big Ten volleyball match of the season.
The 10th-ranked Badgers currently sit alone in third place in the conference standings at 21-6 overall and 13-4 in Big Ten play. Purdue, ranked 23rd in the latest CSTV/AVCA Coaches Top 25 Poll, is tied for Ohio State for fourth place at 9-7 in conference play and 19-8 overall. Earlier this season, the Boilermakers achieved their highest national ranking in school history when they listed ninth over a two-week span in October.
Purdue is also 13th in the nation in attendance figures as the Boilermakers have hosted just under an average of 2,000 patrons this season. In the newly-remodeled Intercollegiate Athletic Facility, Purdue has captured 10 wins in 13 matches this year.
First serve of the Nov. 25th match is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. The match will air on a tape-delay basis on Sunday, Nov. 26 at Noon CT.