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No. 2 Texas Volleyball selected to host NCAA First/Second Round matches Dec. 4-5

(Image via TexasSports.com)

(Image via TexasSports.com)

Texas Volleyball earned the No. 2 overall seed in the NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship and will host first- and second-round matches this week at Gregory Gym. The Longhorns welcome Arizona State, Texas A&M and Northwestern State, UT's first-round opponent, on Thursday and Friday (Dec. 4-5).

Fans may now purchase all-session and single-day tickets online at TexasSports.com/tickets, by calling 512-471-3333 or in person at the Bellmont Hall Ticket Office (Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.). Tickets based on availability.

Arizona State and Texas A&M will face off in the opening first-round match on Thursday at 4:30 p.m., followed by the Longhorns and Northwestern State at 7 p.m. The winner of the two first-round matches will meet in Friday's second round at 8 p.m., with the winner advancing on to the Minneapolis Regional, where it will face the winner of the Seattle (Washington) Sub-Regional in the NCAA "Sweet 16." Regional matches will be played Dec. 12 and 13. This marks the 11th straight year Texas has been selected as a sub-regional host site. Texas is a perfect 27-0 in first-round play and is the only school in the nation to advance to the NCAA Regional finals in each of the last eight NCAA Championships.

All-Session Tickets
Reserved: $25-SOLD OUT
General Admission Adult: $15
General Admission UT Student/Youth: $10

Single Day Tickets
Reserved: $15
General Admission Adult: $10
General Admission Youth/UT Student: $6

Parking

Fans are encouraged to purchase discount parking permits online in advance for $3 in the Speedway Garage and $5 in the Brazos Garage. Those who purchase online will receive their parking permit electronically via email. Online parking permits must be purchased by Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 10 p.m.

James Schleicher is the publisher of Horns Illustrated magazine. He's also a fifth generation Texan and lifelong Austinite. Follow @HornsIllus twitter to keep up with all things Horns Illustrated.