Stanford, CA (PRWEB) May 6, 2010 —
A Sport Court® (http://www.sportcourt.com) playing surface from Connor Sport Court International is in the spotlight for the 17th year as the choice of the 2010 NCAA® Men’s Collegiate Volleyball Championships.
Stanford University is the host of the championship tournament, being played at Maples Pavilion on May 6 and 8.
“Sport Court is proud to be providing the playing surface for this exciting championship at Stanford,” said Ron Cerny, President and CEO of Connor Sport Court International, headquartered in Salt Lake City.
For this event, Sport Court is providing one 60 foot by 112 foot Response™ blue and red championship regulation volleyball court.
“We have been the official playing surface for the NCAA® Volleyball Championships since 1993,” said Cerny. “Our Response playing surface is a state-of-the-art engineered polymer surface, which has Lateral Forgiveness ™ for player safety while at the same time providing the resiliency needed in this fast-moving sport,” Cerny said. “Our engineers have constantly developed and improved this court system to make it the indisputable choice for volleyball players the world over.”
Four teams will compete for the championship. Automatic qualification was awarded to Stanford University (22-6), the winner of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation; Ohio State University (22-7), winner of the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association; and Pennsylvania State University (23-7), winner of the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association. One team, California State University, Northridge (23-9), was selected at-large.
Semifinal No. 1 will be #2 seed Cal State Northridge versus #3 seed Penn State and will be broadcast live on Thursday, May 6 at 6 p.m. Pacific time on ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN360.com simulcast. Semifinal No. 2 will be #1 seed Stanford versus #4 seed Ohio State and will be broadcast live on Thursday, May 6 at 8 p.m. Pacific time on ESPNU. The national championship match will be broadcast live on Saturday, May 8 at 4 p.m. Pacific time on ESPN2 and ESPN360.com simulcast.
About Connor Sport Court International
More athletic events are played on Connor Sport Court surfaces than on any other sports flooring in the world. Connor sports floors have established themselves as the standard for professional and collegiate sports since the company was founded in 1872. Sport Court® is a registered trade mark of Connor Sport Court International. Since 1974, it has identified the original and authentic modular sport surface, continuously improved and patented to provide the highest levels of quality and performance. Connor Sport Court is proud to be the only sports surfacing company in the world that is independently audited and verified as “Zero Waste” and fully ISO 9001:2008 certified.
For more Sport Court information contact:
Jeff Morton, Marketing Manager, Sport Court