Nearly 25K turn out for First Week of Action

COLUMBUS, Ohio / FRISCO, Texas – The first three matches are in the books and the fans have turned out in droves during the first week of competition for Pro Volleyball Federation. In three matches, nearly 25,000 fans attended the action for the premier women’s volleyball league in North America.

The week started with a record crowd of 11,624 filling the CHI Health Center for the inaugural league match. The crowd was treated to a thrilling five-set victory as the Atlanta Vibe registered the first road win in Pro Volleyball Federation history with a 3-2 tally over he Supernovas.

Action continued on Thursday with the League’s first sellout crowd as 7,805 fans watched from Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids. The home fans left happy as the Grand Rapids Rise recorded a 3-0 sweep over the Columbus Fury.

The final match of the week saw another five-set nail-bitter with Atlanta posting its second road victory in the young season with a 3-2 win over the Orlando Valkyries. The teams played in front of 5,284 fans at Addition Financial Arena.

Overall, the attendance for the week totaled 24,713 – an average of 8,238 fans through three contests. The numbers include a record for a women’s professional volleyball match in the United States and a sellout crowd.

Play continues in week two as Atlanta opens it home slate with the San Diego Mojo on Thursday, February 1, followed by San Diego then traveling to Omaha on Saturday, February 3.

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