UC Irvine to host international volley tournament

UC Irvine will host the second annual UC Irvine International Men’s Volleyball  tournament presented by Asics and Hyatt Regency Irvine Oct. 5-10, 2010 on the UCI campus. The tournament is the only one of its kind in the United States.

Teams participating this year include the Korean Air Jumbos from Korea, UPCN from Argentina, Zhejiang from China, Sada Cruzeiro from Brazil as well as the host Anteaters.

Week day matches will be played in Crawford Court, while Saturday and Sunday’s competition will be held in the Bren Events Center.

In October of 2009, two-time NCAA Division I National Champion UC Irvine hosted Olympians and professional athletes from Korea, Argentina, Holland, Canada, and the United States in the first World Challenge Volleyball Tournament. This year’s event will once again feature the best professional clubs and players from around the world as it is a one of a kind international tournament.