As part of ESPN’s extensive fall sports slate, the SEC Network will showcase more than 300 soccer and volleyball matchups on the SEC Network and SEC Network+. The SEC network is also home to the SEC Soccer Tournament, which kicks off the season before the start of post-season games.
The SEC Network is gearing up for an explosive early-season soccer performance, as the top-ranked and defending national champion Florida State No. 12 travels to Gamecock Country for a matchup with South Carolina. In total, 19 televised games are scheduled to spotlight the SEC’s top teams, with three for the SEC regular season champion Arkansas and SEC tournament title holder Tennessee. This year’s TV slate includes four Precision Top 25: In addition to Razorbacks and Lady Vol, No. 12 South Carolina and No. 18 Ole Miss also broke into the top 25 in 2022.
Mike Watts and Jill Lloyden will team up to make weekly calls Thursday Night Primetime Matchups on the SEC Network. Loyden was an exceptional collegiate goalkeeper at Villanova and a member of the US women’s national team. Play-by-play commentator Alex Perlman is also returning, pairing with former Georgia standout Marion Crowder in the booth. Crowder will also provide halftime analysis with former Kentucky head coach Ian Carey.
The early-season volleyball campaign begins with three straight days of weekend coverage on the SEC network, featuring five-time defending conference champion Kentucky in action on Sunday, Aug. The Wildcats were also selected as the Precision Favorites for the 2022 SEC Volleyball. The season, according to an SEC Precision Coach poll, ended with Florida voting to finish second. Six SEC squads competed in the 2021 NCAA Tournament, with Ole Miss, Mississippi State, South Carolina and Tennessee national seeds joining Kentucky and Florida in the postseason.
ESPN’s volleyball coverage will feature a full roster of on-air commentators, including play-by-play Jay Alter, Kevin Barnett, Krista Blunk, Drew Carter, Tyler Denning, Eric Fred, Sam Gore, Alex Loeb, Courtney Lyle, Bill Spalding and others. Are included. Paul Sunderland. Analysts will include Nicole Branagh, Kelly Burke, Shelby Koppage, Emily Ehman, Amy Gant, Katie George, Jennifer Hoffman, Holly McPeak, Courtney Thompson, Missy Whitmore and Christine Williamson.
In addition to the 50 matchups spotted on the SEC Network, the SEC Network+ includes over 250 streamed soccer and volleyball games on the ESPN app via connected devices. For details on how to find live events on the SEC Network+, please visit SECNetwork.com,
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