UC Irvine men’s volleyball fans gathered at the Bren Events Center Monday, May 4, to support the Anteaters as they headed off to Provo, Utah, to compete in the national championship semifinals. The Anteaters will play Ohio State Thursday, May 7; a victory will place them in the championship match Saturday, May 9. The send-off began a weeklong ‘Eater Nation celebration as the players seek to reclaim the championship trophy they won in 2007.