LG Electronics to Host Pre-Game Tailgate for Fans

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA, an official partner of the NCAA®, announced that its fifth episode of The Rivalries, a docu-series that offers a behind-the-scenes look into college sports' lesser known but no less intense rivalries, will feature St. Mary's University (San Antonio, Texas) and St. Edwards University (Austin, Texas).

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Filming for the popular Rivalries series will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. at the women's volleyball match where fans can watch the teams compete in Lone Star Conference action. Match attendees can also enjoy free food and refreshments at a pre-match tailgate hosted by LG at Lot T in front of Bill Greehey Arena. Attendees will also have the chance to win prizes including LG Monitors and LG Gram 2-in-1 Laptops during the match.

A rivalry that stems over 50 years in volleyball, the Hilltoppers and Rattlers meet annually in the Battle of the Saints. Now members of the NCAA DII Lone Star Conference, the teams compete in a yearly head-to-head battle, earning a point for each win in all sports. At the end of the year, the institution with the most points wins­­ – bringing this rivalry to the next level. The St. Edward's Hilltoppers are led by Stefanie Holler who began her first season as head coach in 2018. She has since led the team to the penultimate Heartland Conference Championship match which was won by St. Mary's in 2017. Eager to make her mark, St. Mary's Rattlers head coach, Laura Ulrich, is in her sophomore season as the 11th coach in the university's history. This week fans and friends can cheer on the two schools as they meet for this highly anticipated matchup.

The Rivalries series is available free and exclusively on the NCAA Championships Channel (Channel 100) via LG Channels on LG Smart TVs.  Each episode highlights a different sports rivalry as told through interviews, historical moments, and the most recent game footage. Future episodes will be announced at a later date.

The exclusive content series is part of a three-year partnership with the NCAA, Turner Sports, and CBS Sports for category exclusive marketing and distribution rights to NCAA Championship competitions that will expand the reach of college sports to legions of current fans and generations of new ones. LG's support of the NCAA Championships will include multiple initiatives to inspire student-athletes including the recent launch of the NCAA Championships Channel, which will feature up to 50 NCAA Fall, Winter and Spring championships, both live and on-demand via LG's exclusive free streaming service, LG Channels.

Learn more about LG's NCAA partnership, The Rivalries docu-series, and the NCAA Channel exclusively on LG Smart TVs, by visiting LG.com/NCAA.

About LG Electronics USA 
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $63 billion global innovator in technology and manufacturing. In the United States, LG sells a wide range of innovative home appliances, home entertainment products, commercial displays, air conditioning systems, energy solutions and vehicle components. LG is a seven-time ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year. The company's commitment to environmental sustainability and its "Life's Good" marketing theme encompass how LG is dedicated to people's happiness by exceeding expectations today and tomorrow. www.LG.com.

About LG Channels 
LG Channels is LG's exclusive free streaming service, offering a wide selection of premium live and on-demand programming, including movies, TV shows, news, sports, children's programs, and more.  With more than 350 channels and growing, LG TV owners can easily discover their favorite programs by launching the LG Channels application on their LG TV's webOS platform (LG smart TV models 2016-present).

About the NCAA®  
The NCAA is a diverse association of more than 1,000 member colleges and universities that prioritize academics, well-being and fairness to create greater opportunities for nearly half a million student-athletes each year. The NCAA provides a pathway to higher education and beyond for student-athletes pursuing academic goals and competing in NCAA sports. More than 54,000 student-athletes experience the pinnacle of intercollegiate athletics by competing in NCAA championships each year. Visit ncaa.org and ncaa.com for more details about the association and the corporate partnerships that support the NCAA and its student-athletes. NCAA is a trademark of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

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