SEATTLE - A new type of Connor Sport Court maple flooring greeted Penn State and Wisconsin NCAA volleyball at Seattle's Key Arena last month. The Sport Court volleyball court surface featured a dark and light Sport Court Response HG Maple Select playing surface with a Response HG Red border.

"We created a two-toned court so referees and ESPN college sports viewers could better differentiate the zones of the court," said Danny Lahr, events manager for Sport Court. "This is ideal for watching the rapid play that occurs at the highest level of volleyball."

Sport Court created the zoned volleyball court specifically for the NCAA DI Women's Volleyball Championship to differentiate the front and back zone play.

"Sport Court is constantly innovating," said Ron Cerny, CEO of Connor Sport Court International. "This year's zoned coloring is a visible example."

Since 1993, Sport Court has partnered with the NCAA to supply performance flooring for its volleyball championships. Founded in 1872, Connor Sports floors is the largest sports flooring firm. Sport Court, founded in 1974, creates modular sport playing surfaces for rapid deployment in championship seasons.  Connor Sport Court also supplies the NCAA, NBA and numerous other leaders in sport, and says it is the only sports surfacing company independently audited and verified as "Zero Waste" and fully ISO 9001:2008 certified.

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