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Allstate Sugar Bowl Sponsors Multiple Volleyball Events
Monday, June 15, 2009
2009 Allstate Sugar Bowl Volleyball Tournament
The Allstate Sugar Bowl has been actively involved in the sport of volleyball for many years, sponsoring collegiate tournaments at Tulane University, as well as youth and club events throughout the City of New Orleans.
In 2008, the Allstate Sugar Bowl Volleyball Classic was held at Tulane's Fogelman Arena for the second consecutive year and the seventh time in the last nine years. The tournament included five teams: Jacksonville State, Louisiana Tech, Maryland, North Dakota State and host Tulane. With three victories, the Green Wave earned the Championship for the second straight year, while Visnja Djurdjevic was named the Most Valuable Player of the event.
In February of 2009, the Allstate Sugar Bowl hosted a club volleyball classic at three locations in the city. Nearly 60 teams and over 450 athletes were in action at the event. which featured teams for age groups from 10-18. In addition to local New Orleans teams, out-of-town squads visited the city are from Atlanta, Baton Rouge, Lafayette and Mobile.