Fifth Third-Arena - Volleyball

    Fifth Third Arena

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    The University of Cincinnati volleyball team plays its home games in Fifth Third Arena and has access to first-class facilities in the Richard E. Lindner Athletics Center. Below are some of the perks the Bearcats take advantage of on a daily basis.

    Fifth Third Arena

    Opened: November, 1989

    Capacity: 13,176

    Surface: All-Star Plus

    Varsity Village Improvements:

    • State-of-the-art Daktronics videoboard

    • New playing surface

    Lindner Athletics Center

    The building includes a 335-seat auditorium for University use.

    The first floor of the building houses a 12,000-square foot practice gym.

    The entire fifth floor houses the Nancy Hamant Academic Center, which includes a computer lab with 71 work stations, a large study hall and 14 individual tutor rooms.

    The Sports Medicine Suite includes a 4,000-square foot treatment and rehab space, three hydrotherapy pools, a sauna, and a steam room. Student Health Services, located on the third floor, houses X-ray facilities and a pharmacy.

    The Bob Goin Team Meeting Room can seat over 100 people, or be divided in half for separate offensive and defensive meetings.

    The Jack Twyman Traditions Lounge, named after one of three Bearcats to have their men's basketball number retired, features couches, fireplaces, and electronic kiosks where former student-athletes can gather and view archived information on UC athletics.

    Fifth Third Arena has been the home of UC volleyball since 1989, although not all 243 home matches have been played on its court. On occassion the Bearcats have played in Laurence Gym and at St. Ursula Academy. These facility records reflect marks set in all venues.


    Year Conference Overall W-L Conf. W-L
    1989 Metro 9-3 3-1
    1990 Metro 10-3 2-1
    1991 Great Midwest 2-10 1-3
    1992 Great Midwest 4-8 3-2
    1993 Great Midwest 3-7 2-3
    1994 Great Midwest 4-4 3-2
    1995 Conference USA 6-2 4-2
    1996 Conference USA 7-2 6-1
    1997 Conference USA 11-3 7-1
    1998 Conference USA 9-4 6-1
    1999 Conference USA 12-1 8-0
    2000 Conference USA 7-1 7-1
    2001 Conference USA 10-1 7-1
    2002 Conference USA 7-1 5-1
    2003 Conference USA 13-0 7-0
    2004 Conference USA 12-3 5-1
    2005 BIG EAST 9-3 4-3
    2006 BIG EAST 13-2 7-0
    2007 BIG EAST 9-2 5-1
    2008 BIG EAST 14-0 8-0
    2009 BIG EAST 12-0 7-0
    Totals 183-60 (.753) 107-25 (.811)