Junior Katelyn Steffan
April 19, 2011
By Danny Mattie
Athletic Media Relations
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The Colorado State volleyball spring season is quickly drawing to a close, as the Rams – two-time defending Mountain West Conference champions - continue training and preparation for their exhibition finale against one of the top professional teams in the world, Tianjin (China) Bridgestone.
The Tianjin Bridgestone squad, which last week collected its eighth-overall and fifth-consecutive league championship - has arrived in the U.S. and begins its exhibition tour this week with matches against Big Ten opponent Illinois (Tuesday) and future Big Ten member Nebraska (Saturday), before coming to Fort Collins to take on the Rams. The team will then conclude its tour in California, playing matches against Concordia and UC Irvine.
The match between Tianjin and the Rams is scheduled for April 26 at 7 p.m., and will be played under international rules. It will count as the fourth-and-final competition date allowed by the NCAA during CSU’s offseason workouts.
General-admission tickets are just $5 for adults and $2 for youth (17 and under), while all full-time CSU students will receive free admission with a valid student I.D. card. All tickets will be sold the night of competition at the Moby Arena box office located on the north concourse. Doors will open at 6 p.m.
Download Schedules: Add to calendar
Hilbert adds pair of Colorado prep stars to CSU...
The Colorado State volleyball team received National Letters of Intent from Colorado prep stars...
No. 9 CSU returns home to host Air Force, New...
No. 9 Colorado State closes the regular season with four of its final five matches at home,...
CSU volleyball rises in AVCA top-25 poll, RPI
CSU volleyball had a good Monday. The team moved up to No. 9 in the AVCA Division I Coaches Top...
Volleyball recap: No. 10 Rams fend off Bulldogs
Every winning streak begins with a single victory, and No. 10 Colorado State was able to do that ...
Post-Match Quotes: CSU volleyball vs. New Mexico
Post-match quotes from Head Coach Tom Hilbert and student-athletes Adrianna Culbert and Alexandra...
Match Notes: No. 10 CSU volleyball travels to...
Following its first conference loss of the season, No. 10 CSU volleyball travels to Fresno State ...
CSU volleyball rises to No. 13 in RPI
Colorado State dropped three spots to No. 10 in the top-25 poll, but rose a spot to No. 13 in the...
Volleyball recap: No. 7 Rams drop 1st Mountain ...
No. 7 Colorado State had its 18-match win streak snapped Saturday at second-place UNLV. The Rams ...