Pair of ranked foes part of six-team field for LSU’s Beach Volleyball Invitational

LSU’s sixth-ranked beach volleyball team hosts the LSU Beach Invitational this weekend at LSU Beach Volleyball Stadium.

No. 2 TCU, No. 4 FSU, Tampa, UL-Monroe, Houston Baptist and Texas A&M- Corpus Christi comprise the field along with LSU and play games between Saturday and Sunday.

“This is what you look forward to, playing at home against big opponents,” LSU beach volleyball coach Russell Brock. “We are hoping for big crowds and perfect weather. This is what the sport of beach volleyball on LSU’s campus is supposed to be.”

Varsity Sports Now will stream all LSU matches on its website. In addition, the LSU vs. FSU match on Saturday night will be broadcasted live on YurView.

The action for LSU starts on Saturday when it faces Tampa at noon. The Tigers will take on ULM at 4 p.m. and then face No. 4 FSU at 7 to end the day.

On Sunday, LSU will play two more matches against No. 2 TCU at 10 a.m. and then will face HBU at 3 p.m. to end the weekend.

“We are looking forward to the energy and the competition,” said Brock. “It will be our toughest test yet, playing two Top-5 teams in the same weekend and we are ready for and excited about it. We can’t wait to play well in front of our fans.”

LSU Beach Invitational Schedule

Saturday, March 26

9 a.m. CT – No. 4 FSU vs. Tampa

10 a.m. – TAMUCC vs, HBU

11 a.m. – No. 2 TCU vs. ULM

12 p.m. No. 6 LSU vs. Tampa*

2 p.m. – No. 4 FSU vs. No. 2 TCU

3 p.m. – TAMUCC vs. Tamps

4 p.m. – No. 6 LSU vs. ULM*

6 p.m. No. 2 TCU vs. HBU

7 p.m. – No. 6 LSU vs. No. 4 FSU*

Sunday, March 27

8 a.m. – No. 2 TCU vs. Tampa

9 a.m. – No. 4 FSU vs. TAMUCC

10 a.m. – No. 6 LSU vs. No. 2 TCU*

12 p.m. – TAMUCC vs. ULM

1 p.m. – No. 4 FSU vs. HBU

2 p.m. – Tampa vs. ULM

3 p.m. – No. 6 LSU vs. HBU*

* denotes the matches that will be streamed on VSN

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