The University of Texas, the tournament’s second seed, defeated 7th seeded North Carolina 3 – 1 in the Minneapolis Regional Finals to earn a berth in the Women’s DI Final Four Volleyball Tournament. The Longhorns lost only two matches all year, but both were on their home court in Austin. Texas was the Big 12 […]
Stanford University, the tournament’s top seed, defeated 8th seeded Florida 3 – 0 in the Ames Regional Finals to earn a berth in the Women’s DI Final Four Volleyball Tournament. The Cardinal gained the top ranking on September 5th in a 3 – 2 victory over Penn State and never looked back. Stanford won the […]
Pennsylvania State University, better known as Penn State, defeated Wisconsin 3 – 1 in the Louisville Regional Finals to earn a berth in the Women’s DI Final Four Volleyball Tournament. Penn State began the season as the top ranked team and lost that designation to Stanford on September 5th in a 3 – 2 loss […]
Brigham Young University, better known as BYU, defeated Nebraska 3 – 0 in the Seattle Regional Finals to earn a berth in the Women’s DI Final Four Volleyball Tournament. The Cougars faced an extremely tough bracket, defeating 11th seed Arizona, 6th seed Florida State, and 14th seed Nebraska to gain the National Semifinals. Candidly, after […]
We’re off to Oklahoma City for the NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Tournament on December 18 and December 20. Here are the final results and the winners from the four regional tournaments which concluded on Saturday, December 13.
Today is DI Regional Finals day. All four regionals will conclude and we will have four – and only four – teams remaining. Before we go to the Chesapeake Energy Arena in downtown Oklahoma City, however, let’s journey to Ames, Louisville, Minneapolis, and Seattle for some updates. Off to the sites.
College is more than Volleyball, if you can imagine that. However, in the world of college athletics, academics are often downplayed or even forgotten. Tonight, let’s recognize some young ladies for their hard work and stellar performance in the classroom as well as on the Volleyball court – the 2014 Academic All-American Teams!
Well, the women’s college Volleyball season is rapidly drawing to a close. DIII concluded on November 24th, with Hope College of Holland, Michigan, taking the DIII prize. NAIA just finished on December 6th and Park University of Kansas City, Missouri, had the perfect season and took home the NAIA hardware. DII also wrapped up on […]
In a nearly perfect season, the Pirates of Park University won 40 matches in a row and amassed a 40 – 0 record while winning the NAIA Women’s National Volleyball Championship. The Pirates lost only 6 sets all season and were only pushed to 5 sets in a match once, against Biola University in the […]
DII’s 2014 women’s Volleyball dance has ended with University of Tampa Spartans claiming the championship with an impressive 3 – 0 sweep of the Southwest Minnesota State Mustangs. The Spartans took over the top DII ranking from Concordia – St. Paul on September 15, 2014, and never looked back, winning the championship by scores of […]
GIVE ME “V”, GIVE ME “O”, GIVE ME “L”, GIVE ME “L”, GIVE ME “E”, GIVE ME “Y”, GIVE ME “B”, GIVE ME “A”, GIVE ME “L”, GIVE ME “L”, AND WHAT’S IT SPELL? VOLLEYBALL! LOUDER – VOLLEYBALL!! LOUDER – VOLLEYBALL!!!
EVERYWHERE WE GO-O (EVERYWHERE WE GO-O), PEOPLE WANNA KNOW-O (PEOPLE WANNA KNOW-O), WHO WE ARE (WHO WE ARE), SO LET’S TELL THEM (SO LET’S TELL THEM), WE ARE VOLLEYBALL (WE ARE VOLLEYBALL) MIGHTY, MIGHTY VOLLEYBALL!!
What are the coolest nicknames in men’s college Volleyball? I used to think the best nicknames were those associated with fierce, powerful animals, which leads us to the song of the day – “Animals” by Maroon 5.
Monday brought the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, some more really strange weather here in St. Louis, and a new women’s DI Volleyball poll. Oh yeah, and with the Stanford loss to Washington, there are no undefeated DI teams. Only NAIA school Park University remains undefeated in women’s Volleyball! The new DI poll has some […]
DI Women’s Volleyball dance has progressed from a slow waltz to a medium foxtrot as the 64 teams in the tournament have been announced. The 16 national seeds have been selected and the first round and second round matches will be played at one of 16 campus locations, as shown below. The third round and […]