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
THE STREAK CONTINUES: Rams receive at-large bid...
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The Colorado State Rams will be making their 22nd consecutive...
Recap: Recap: Rams win instant classic in five ...
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The Colorado State Rams played an epic five-set match against the...
Match notes: CSU to host Wyoming in regular...
The Colorado State Rams will host Wyoming on Tuesday night for their regular season finale. The...
Recap: CSU sweeps Air Force for 20th win of 2016
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The Colorado State Rams recorded 16 blocks as a team in a dominant...
Recap: CSU falls in five sets at Boise State
BOISE, Idaho – The Colorado State Rams dropped a five-set match at Boise State in a battle ...
Match notes: CSU to visit Boise State, host Air...
The CSU Rams will head to Boise, Idaho for a meeting with Boise State, in a matchup that will...
Poletto, Hillyer earn MW Player of the Week honors
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Colorado State’s starting middle blocker duo swept the...
Recap: Rams sweep Nevada in efficient team...
RENO, Nev. – Colorado State utilized a stellar all-around performance to sweep the Nevada...