Volleyball to Play 14 Regular-Season Matches on ESPN Networks

Marketa Plesingrova (Photo by David Dermer)
Marketa Plesingrova (Photo by David Dermer)

The Youngstown State volleyball team is scheduled to play 14 regular-season matches on the ESPN family of networks in 2018.

The Penguins' first contest on an ESPN platform will be on Sept. 1 at Duquesne, and that match will be broadcast on the new ESPN+. That match against the Dukes will be one of eight matches that will be broadcast on ESPN+, and the other six will be on ESPN3.

Matches to appear on ESPN+ are: Sept. 1 at Duquesne, Sept. 28 vs. Wright State, Sept. 29 vs. IUPIU, Oct. 12 at Milwaukee, Oct. 13 at Green Bay, Oct. 19 vs. Cleveland State, Oct. 26 vs. Green Bay and Oct. 10 at Wright State.

Matches to appear on ESPN3 include: Sept. 21 at Cleveland State, Oct. 3 vs. Northern Kentucky, Oct. 5 at UIC, Oct. 31 at Northern Kentucky, Nov. 4 vs. UIC and Nov. 9 at IUPUI.

Fans should check the volleyball schedule on YSUsports.com for updated links to live broadcasts and live stats throughout the season.

ESPN+, which will host the Horizon League volleyball championships, offers fans thousands of live events, on-demand content and original programming not available on ESPN's linear TV or digital networks. Fans can subscribe to ESPN+ for just $4.99 a month (or $49.99 per year) and cancel at any time.

Launched in April of 2018, ESPN+ is an integrated part of a completely redesigned ESPN App. Already the leading sports app, the new ESPN App is the premier all-in-one digital sports platform for fans offering both ESPN+ and (those fans with a pay TV subscription) access to all of ESPN's "TV Everywhere" streaming of its linear television networks (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, etc.) and ESPN3. ESPN+ and ESPN's "TV Everywhere" streaming is also available on ESPN.com.