Josh Jones here keeping all you volleyball fans up to date with a Tampa Bay Sports update! 
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!
Fans can purchase all session tickets to this year’s championships for $60.00 by clicking here, calling 813-301-2500 for group rates or by logging on to!

Team Information:
Penn State (36-0) won their 100th match in a row defeating California on Saturday and will head to Tampa to defend their national championship crown.  They will take on Hawaii (32-2), who blanked Michigan 3-0 in their Saturday victory.

The Minnesota Golden Gophers (28-8) return to Tampa with a 3-1 win over Florida State on Saturday.  Minnesota kicked off their season in the "Tampa Twice" doubleheader back in September.  They will take on Texas (28-1), who defeated Nebraska 3-1 on Saturday to punch their ticket to Tampa.
Thursday December 17th
Minnesota (28-8) vs Texas (28-1)             7:00pm
Penn State (36-0) vs Hawaii (32-2)           9:00pm

Saturday December 19th
National Championship        8:00pm

Get your tickets now!  The total attendance for the finals site of the 2008 championships was 31,729, the second-highest for the NCAA volleyball championships. Included in the total was a semifinal crowd of 17,430, the highest attendance to watch an NCAA Championships match, and a championship match attendance of 14,299, the second-highest championship match attendance in NCAA Division I Tournament history.  So don’t wait, get yours today!

For more information on the tournament, please visit, and sty tuned in for more from your Tampa Bay team with game updates etc...!