View the Drake Match Online

Sept. 13, 2010

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa volleyball team travels to Des Moines to play intrastate rival Drake Tuesday at 7 p.m. inside the Knapp Center. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for youth (18 and younger). The game will be televised by Mediacom Connections 22 on a tape delay. Mediacom will broadcast the match Thursday at 7 p.m. B.J. Schabin and Barb Randall will have the call from the Knapp Center.

Tuesday’s match will be streamed live online at no charge. Visit and click on the True Blue TV link for more information. Fans can also visit and follow the action via Gametracker or the official Iowa volleyball blog. A member of the Iowa volleyball staff will host a live blog during each home match this season. The official Iowa volleyball blog gives diehard Hawkeye fans the opportunity to voice their opinion by submitting questions and comments, while receiving up-to-the-minute play-by-play, notes and stats about the Hawkeyes.

Iowa’s matchup with Drake marks the Hawkeyes’ second in-state rivalry game in less than a week. Iowa fell to Iowa State Sept. 10, 3-0, in Iowa City. The Hawkeyes own a 21-12-1 advantage over Drake in the all-time series, but the Bulldogs won the most recent meeting between the schools, 3-0, a year ago.

Drake has won a school-record 13 matches to start the 2010 season. The Hawkeyes (5-2) follow the Drake contest with a trip to Northern Illinois Sunday afternoon before opening the conference season Sept. 24 at No. 22 Michigan.