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Fall NCAA Championships Continue This Weekend with Men’s College Cup on ESPNU

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  • Semifinals Fri, Dec. 7; Championship Sun, Dec. 9
  • NCAA Division I Football FCS Championship Quarterfinals on ESPN2 and ESPN3
  • NCAA Division I Volleyball Championship Continues with Regional Semifinals and Finals

NCAA Division I Soccer comes to a close this weekend with the 2018 Men’s College Cup semifinals and championship game  televised from Santa Barbara, Calif. on ESPNU. The quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I Football FCS Championship and the third round of the NCAA Division I Volleyball Championship will also be available throughout the weekend on ESPN’s family of networks.

NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer
The 2018 Men’s College Cup kicks off on Friday, Dec. 7, with the semifinals on ESPNU. Michigan State faces Akron at 8 p.m. ET and No. 11 Maryland takes on No. 2 Indiana at 10:30 p.m. All four teams have a championship with Akron, Maryland and Indiana all having taken home the trophy within the past eight years. Michigan State has not won a championship since 1968. The 2018 Men’s College Cup Championship will air on ESPNU on Sunday at 8 p.m.

NCAA Division I Men’s College Cup

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Fri, Dec 7 8 p.m. NCAA Division I Men’s College Cup Semifinal
Michigan State vs. Akron
Glenn Davis, Kate Markgraf
ESPNU
  10:30 p.m. NCAA Division I Men’s College Cup Semifinal
No. 11 Maryland vs. No. 2 Indiana
Glenn Davis, Kate Markgraf
ESPNU
Sun, Dec 9 8 p.m. NCAA Division I Men’s College Cup Championship
Glenn Davis, Kate Markgraf
ESPNU

 

NCAA Division I Football FCS
The FCS Championship quarterfinals, beginning Friday, Dec. 7, see the top eight seeds still on the road to this year’s championship game in Fort Worth, Texas. The action kicks off Friday when No. 7 Maine meets No. 2 Weber State at 8 p.m. on ESPN2. The remaining match-ups will be available on Saturday, Dec. 8 on ESPN beginning at noon with the top seeded and defending National Champions North Dakota State as they take on No. 8 Colgate.

NCAA Division I Football FCS Quarterfinals

Date Time Game Network
Fri, Dec 7 8 p.m. No. 7 Maine at No. 2 Weber State
Roy Philpott, Tom Ramsey
ESPN2
Sat, Dec 8 Noon No. 8 Colgate at No. 1 North Dakota State
Kevin Ramsey, DJ Shockley
ESPN
2 p.m. No. 5 South Dakota State vs. No. 4 Kennesaw State
Robert Lee, Matt Chatham
ESPN3
4 p.m. No. 6 UC Davis at No. 3 Eastern Washington
Trey Bender, Forest Conoly
ESPN3

 

NCAA Division I Volleyball
The regional round of the NCAA Division I Volleyball Championship picks-up on Friday, Dec. 7 after shocking upsets in the second round by unseeded San Diego and Washington. The top four seeds—No.1 Stanford, No. 2 Minnesota, No. 3 Illinois and No. 4 BYU—will host regional play on their respective campuses.

Regional semifinals begin Friday, Dec. 7 with all eight matches available on either ESPNU or ESPN3. The day begins at noon with No. 14 Marquette taking on No. 3 Illinois (ESPNU) and ends with No. 16 Washington State facing No. 1 Stanford. The regional finals are set for Saturday, Dec. 8, beginning at 4 p.m. with all matches available on ESPNU.

NCAA Division I Volleyball Third Round

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Fri, Dec 7 Noon No. 14 Marquette vs. No. 3 Illinois
Tiffany Greene, Missy Whittemore
ESPNU
  2 p.m. No. 10 Kentucky vs. No. 7 Nebraska
Paul Sunderland, Karch Kiraly  
ESPNU
  2:30 p.m. San Diego vs. No. 6 Wisconsin
Tiffany Greene, Missy Whittemore
ESPN3
  4 p.m. Michigan vs. No. 5 Texas
Sam Gore, Dain Blanton
ESPNU
  4:30 p.m. No. 15 Oregon vs. No. 2 Minnesota
Paul Sunderland, Karch Kiraly  
ESPN3
  6 p.m. Washington vs. No. 8 Penn State
Courtney Lyle, Jenny Hazelwood
ESPNU
  6:30 p.m. Florida vs. No. 4 BYU
Sam Gore, Dain Blanton
ESPN3
  8:30 p.m. No. 16 Washington State vs. No. 1 Stanford
Courtney Lyle, Jenny Hazelwood
ESPN3
Sat, Dec 8 4 p.m. Marquette/Illinois vs. San Diego/Wisconsin
Tiffany Greene, Missy Whittemore
ESPNU
  6 p.m. Kentucky/Nebraska vs. Oregon/Minnesota
Paul Sunderland, Karch Kiraly  
ESPNU
  8 p.m. Michigan/Texas vs. Florida/BYU
Sam Gore, Dain Blanton
ESPNU
10 p.m. Washington/Penn State vs. Washington State/Stanford
Courtney Lyle, Jenny Hazelwood
ESPNU

 

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