COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Sun Sports will televise Texas A&M’s volleyball match at Southeastern Conference preseason-favorite Florida on Friday, Oct. 4, the network announced today. First serve between the Aggies and Gators, ranked ninth in the preseason Top 25, is scheduled for 6 p.m. (CT) at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center in Gainesville, Fla.
Sun Sports is a regional sports network that serves the state of Florida. Part of the FOX Sports family, the network can be found as part of the sports package nationwide on DirecTV’s channel 653, Dish Network’s channel 422 and AT&T’s U-verse channel 722.
This marks A&M’s fifth match to be slated for television in 2013. The Aggies, who won the SEC Western Division last season and are picked to win it this year along with LSU, will have two home matches televised by ESPNU: against LSU on Oct. 9 and against Florida on Nov. 3. Both of those matches will be played at Reed Arena.
SportsSouth/FOX Southwest has picked up the Aggies’ match at Auburn on Oct. 20, and Cox Sports Television (CST) will televise A&M’s match at LSU on Nov. 13.
Texas A&M opens its 2013 campaign Friday, August 30 at 5 p.m. against South Dakota State in the opening match of the North Dakota Classic in Grand Forks, N.D.
The Aggies begin their 12-match home schedule at the Texas A&M Invitational, Sept. 12-14. The Aggies open against Siena on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 10:30 a.m. at Reed Arena and also will take on 18th-ranked Florida State, a 2011 NCAA Final Four participant, later that evening at 7:30 p.m.
On Friday, Sept. 13, the Aggies play host to 2012 national semifinalist and No. 7-ranked Michigan at 7 p.m.
Tickets to all home matches are available for purchase at 12thManFoundation.com.
Visit AggieAthletics.com for more information on Texas A&M volleyball. Aggie fans also can keep up to date with the A&M volleyball team on Facebook and on Twitter by following @AggieVolleyball.
Maroon and White Scrimmage, Thursday, Aug. 22
The Texas A&M volleyball team invites fans to attend its Maroon and White scrimmage Thursday, August 22 at Reed Arena.
Doors open at 5:15 p.m. and the team will take the court at 5:30 to begin warm ups. At 6:30, the team will be announced and then the players will scrimmage for approximately one hour.