Men's Volleyball Travels To New York For Preseason Tournament

Nittany Lions will face Pepperdine, George Mason and Loyola

Ryan Sweitzer

Nov. 13, 2008

University Park, Pa. - The defending national champion Penn State men's volleyball team will travel to the Buffalo and Rochester, N.Y. area on Nov. 15-16 to play in the 16th Annual Preview to the Final Four tournament. The Nittany Lions will face Pepperdine in a rematch of the 2008 NCAA Championship contest and will also take on George Mason and Loyola-Chicago.

Penn State opens up action in the tournament on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 1:00 p.m. against the Ramblers at Webster Schroeder High School in Webster, N.Y. The Nittany Lions then will take on the Waves at 7:00 p.m. that night in the same location. Penn State and George Mason will meet on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 12:30 p.m. at the Buffalo-Niagara Court Center, located in West Seneca, N.Y.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students, and will be available at the door each day. Advanced tickets can be purchased at Hot Shots Volleyball Club and at the T-Shirt Express, 1044 University Avenue in Rochester. Tickets for the Penn State-Pepperdine match on Friday can be purchased through the Pace-Bootlegger Volleyball Club at

For more information on the tournament and surrounding events, please visit or

Penn State opens the 2009 schedule at the Outrigger Invitational on Jan. 8-10 in Honolulu, Hawaii, against Southern California, Ohio State and the host Warriors.

For more information on the Penn State men's volleyball team, please visit The Penn State men's volleyball 2009 season is presented by Rockvale Outlets and The Outlets At Hershey.



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