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Texas vs Louisville NCAA Volleyball Championship – here’s how to watch it

2022 NCAA National Championship Texas vs Louisville

OMAHA, Neb. – Get ready for the big game! Here’s how to watch the Texas vs Louisville NCAA Volleyball Championship! The Cardinals and Longhorns volleyball teams will battle on Saturday night in the 2022 NCAA National Championship at 8 p.m. ET at the CHI Health Center Arena and fans can watch and follow the match on ESPN2 and the ESPN APP. Watch || Live Stats

The No. 1-seeded Louisville has advanced to its first NCAA Women’s Volleyball National Championship and will take on the No. 1 overall seed Texas, which is entering its ninth National Championship game and the sixth in the last 14 seasons.

Texas heads into Saturday night’s game against Louisville as the program which has made the most National Championship appearances over the last 14 seasons and the Big 12 champion is favored to win this year’s title. This meeting marks the first matchup since the Cardinals defeated the Longhorns in the 2019 NCAA Tournament to advance to the Elite Eight. Read more: 2022 NCAA Volleyball Final Four scores; Wins for Texas and Louisville

In their semifinal Final Four game, the Longhorns came from a set down to defeat the San Diego Toreros 26-28, 25-16, 25-18, 25-20 on Thursday night for a 3-1 result and they head into the game feeling confident about going all the way.

“I’ve got a lot of trust in this group in terms of our routines,” Texas coach Jerritt Elliott said of the championship preparation. “I’ve been really impressed with their resilience and the way they want to fight. They really want to earn this thing, and now they’ve got that chance.”

Meanwhile, Louisville, the first ACC team to make it to the National Championship, came out on top in a thrilling five set encounter with conference foe Pittsburgh –winning 25-18, 23-25, 25-22, 22-25, 15-2 for a 3-2 final score.

It will be an historical moment for Louisville coach Dani Busboom Kelly when she leads her team in tonight’s final. Kelly will become just the second woman head coach in the NCAA championship match, following the Florida Gators’ Mary Wise in 2003 and 2017.

“Dani has just done so much for this program,” said Louisville outside hitter Anna DeBeer. “She’s a badass. She knows what she wants, she makes us work hard, we want to work hard for her.”

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