Josh Jones here with another December event update!  We are officially one month away from the 2009 NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball National Championship!

For the first time in the history of the tournament, the NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship is headed to the Sunshine State December 17 & 19, 2009 at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Florida and Tickets are on sale now!

Will # 1 Penn State continue their 92 game unbeaten streak and repeat as National Championships?  Can the # 13 Florida Gators or # 15 Florida State Seminoles make a run at the title?  Will you be there to catch all the action?

AVCA Division I Women's Top 25 Poll
(Records through November 15, 2009)
    TEAM                                   PTS   PVS
    ----                                   ---   ---
 1. PENN ST (60) (28-0)          1,500     1
 2. TEXAS (20-1)                     1,425     2
 3. HAWAII (25-2)                   1,390     3
 4. WASHINGTON (21-4)         1,265     4
 5. ILLINOIS (21-4)                 1,219     5
 6. STANFORD (18-7)               1,168     7
 7. UCLA (20-7)                       1,127     6
 8. IOWA ST (22-4)                  1,116     8
 9. NEBRASKA (19-6)                1,024     9
10. KENTUCKY (25-2)                  936    11
11. CALIFORNIA (17-8)               878    12
12. MINNESOTA (21-7)                831    13
13. FLORIDA (20-4)                     733    10
14. MICHIGAN (22-7)                   663    14
15. (tie) FLORIDA ST (25-2)         642    15
15. (tie) USC (17-9)                     642    17
17. LSU (21-5)                             558    19
18. OREGON (16-8)                     486    16
19. ARIZONA (18-7)                     469    18
20. SAINT LOUIS (22-6)                294    20
21. NORTHERN IOWA (26-2)         241    22
22. SAINT MARYS CA (19-4)           223    23
23. NOTRE DAME (20-4)                163    24
24. BAYLOR (21-7)                        99    21
25. COLORADO ST (21-7)              91    NR

Fans can purchase all session tickets to this year’s championships for $60.00 by clicking here, calling 813-301-2500 or by logging on to www.sptimesforum.com.

For all other information about the 2009 ACC Football Championship, log on to http://www.ncaa.com/sports/w-volley/champpage/w-volley-div1-index.html!

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