2013 USA NCAA Division I Volleyball

  • Missouri, the #4 tournament seed, and the surprise team of the year with a 34-0 regular season record, is out of the tournament. Purdue beat them in the second round 3:1 (25-18, 23-25, 25-16, 27-25).


    And another upset, as BYU eliminates #11 seed Hawaii 3:0 (25-21, 25-17, 25-13).


    Reminder that all results and tournament schedule can be found here: http://www.ncaa.com/interactiv…/volleyball-women/d1/2013

  • Livestream for Kentucky - Michigan State (the last match of the 2nd round, the winner of this match will play vs. Penn State next Friday)

  • Round of 16 Schedule (Seed number in parenthesis), December 13, 2013
    Lincoln Regional
    (1) University of Texas Longhorns (25-2) vs. American University Eagles (34-2)
    (9) University of San Diego Toreros (26-3) vs. (8) University of Nebraska Cornhuskers (25-6)


    Los Angeles Regional
    (14) University of Kansas Jayhawks (25-7) vs. (3) University of Washington Huskies (28-2)
    Brigham Young University (BYU) (24-6) vs. (6) University of Southern California (USC) (28-5)


    Champaign Regional
    Florida State University Seminoles (26-7) vs. (12) University of Wisconsin Badgers (25-9)
    (13) Purdue University Boilermakers (22-11) vs. (13) University of Illinois Fighting Illini (18-14)


    Lexington Regional
    (10) University of Minnesota Golden Gophers (29-6) vs. (7) Stanford University Cardinal (26-5)
    Michigan State University Spartans (23-11) vs. (2) Pennsylvania State University Nittany Lions (30-2)


    Winners advance to Elite Eight


    Biggest upset from the first two rounds would have to be American University, beating teams from the SEC and ACC. The Patriot League is usually a lower level league, so this is a shock.
    Big Ten is very strong with 7 teams in the Sweet 16. Pac-12 with 3, Big 12 and West Coast Conference with 2, and the ACC with 1.

  • Sad that Hawaii lost.


    but looking foward to a possible Penn State x Stanford..that should be interesting. :)

  • Sad that Hawaii lost.


    but looking foward to a possible Penn State x Stanford..that should be interesting. :)

    Yeah, I was raging while watching their match against BYU. Hawaii's MB2 has terrible block form and jump height. The match was like a 6 v. 1 :(
    But Nebraska has been doing very well with their young team...not to mention Texas still has its huge weapons.

  • Round of 16 Results (Seed number in parenthesis), December 13, 2013
    Lincoln Regional
    (1) University of Texas Longhorns (26-2) def. American University Eagles (34-3) 3-1 (24-26, 25-14, 25-16, 25-20)
    (8) University of Nebraska Cornhuskers (26-6) def. (9) University of San Diego Toreros (26-4) 3-0 (25-20, 25-23, 25-22)


    Los Angeles Regional
    (3) University of Washington Huskies (29-2) def. (14) University of Kansas Jayhawks (25-8) 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 26-24)
    (6) University of Southern California (USC) (29-5) def. Brigham Young University (BYU) (24-7) 3-1 (32-30, 25-13, 21-25, 25-16)


    Champaign Regional
    (12) University of Wisconsin Badgers (26-9) def. Florida State University Seminoles (26-8) 3-1 (25-15, 23-25, 25-22, 25-15)
    Purdue University Boilermakers (23-11) def. (13) University of Illinois Fighting Illini (18-15) 3-0 (28-26, 25-20, 25-19)


    Lexington Regional
    (7) Stanford University Cardinal (27-5) def. (10) University of Minnesota Golden Gophers (29-7) 3-0 (28-26, 25-23, 25-22)
    (2) Pennsylvania State University Nittany Lions (31-2) def. Michigan State University Spartans (23-12) 3-1 (22-25, 25-17, 25-17, 25-23)


    ELITE EIGHT Schedule (Seed number in parenthesis), December 14, 2013, ALL MATCHES ON ESPNU Network
    Lincoln Regional
    (1) University of Texas Longhorns (26-2) vs. (8) University of Nebraska Cornhuskers (26-6)


    Los Angeles Regional
    (3) University of Washington Huskies (29-2) vs. (6) University of Southern California (USC) (29-5)


    Champaign Regional
    (12) University of Wisconsin Badgers (26-9) vs. Purdue University Boilermakers (23-11)


    Lexington Regional
    (7) Stanford University Cardinal (27-5) vs. (2) Pennsylvania State University Nittany Lions (31-2)


    Winners advance to Final Four in Seattle December 19th

  • ELITE EIGHT Results (Seed number in parenthesis), December 15, 2013
    Lincoln Regional
    (1) University of Texas Longhorns (27-2) def. (8) University of Nebraska Cornhuskers (26-7) 3-0 (25-19, 25-22, 25-23)


    Los Angeles Regional
    (3) University of Washington Huskies (30-2) def. (6) University of Southern California (USC) (29-6) 3-2 (26-28, 23-25, 25-22, 25-18, 17-15)


    Champaign Regional
    (12) University of Wisconsin Badgers (27-9) def. Purdue University Boilermakers (23-12) 3-1 (25-22, 23-25, 25-18, 25-21)


    Lexington Regional
    (2) Pennsylvania State University Nittany Lions (32-2) def. (7) Stanford University Cardinal (27-6) 3-2 (22-25, 25-22, 28-26, 18-25, 15-11)


    FINAL FOUR in Seattle December 19, 2013
    (1) University of Texas Longhorns (27-2) vs. (12) University of Wisconsin Badgers (27-9)
    (3) University of Washington Huskies (30-2) vs. (2) Pennsylvania State University Nittany Lions (32-2)


    Winners meet in the FINAL December 21, 2013
    All matches on ESPNU

  • Stanford again out of the NCAA finals. ;(


    Penn State program is stronger lately, we know, but I still had a hope for the Cardinals.


    So sad the 6 most traditional teams meet eachother in the regional finals. University of Wisconsin and Pardue University I guess are not on the same level of Penn State, Texas at Austin, University of Washington, Nesbaska-Lincoln, Southern California and Standord.


    It really hard to predict the winner. I think Texas Austin and Penn State may have something more. Washington is back to NCAA finals after some years, so girls may have problems to handle the pressure.

  • 2005 was when Washington won its only title. Huskies won the Pac-12 regular season outright this year. Split two matches with Stanford, best USC 3 times this year.


    Penn State and Stanford was a long match, with lots of long rallies. These two teams bring out the best in these two teams, but Penn State always seems to have Stanford's number.
    Penn State lost to Texas in the early part of the season in 5 sets. Penn State won the Big Ten by 3 conference wins more than Nebraska, so they were clearly a dominant team in the toughest conference.


    Wisconsin finished 4th in the Big Ten behind Nebraska and Minnesota, but 7 conference wins behind Penn State. Wisconsin were 15-1 outside of Big Ten.


    Texas lost to Hawaii on opening night and Arizona State. Arizona State was one of the final teams in the tournament and got knocked out in the first round by BYU.


    Texas should have no problem with Wisconsin. Washington and Penn State should be a great match. The University of Washington is in Seattle, so there will be a big crowd behind them and possibly push them over the top.

  • Why can the weekend not come any faster! I am dying to find out which team is the 2013 NCAA champion!


    But I am also curious to see the AVCA All-American picks. I have a general gist of who will be all-american, but it is always exciting to see who they pick to be first team, second team, etc.

  • 2013 All-Americans announced.
    http://www.avca.org/awards/all-america/division-one/


    FIRST TEAM
    2013 AVCA DIVISION I FIRST-TEAM ALL-AMERICA


    Inky Ajanaku Stanford MB So. 6'3
    Tori Dixon Minnesota MB Sr. 6'3
    Haley Eckerman Texas OH Jr. 6'3
    Natalie Hagglund USC L Sr. 5'9
    Micha Hancock Penn State S Jr. 5'11
    Emily Hartong Hawai'i OH Sr. 6'2
    Lisa Henning Missouri OH Sr. 6'1
    Molly Kreklow Missouri S Sr. 6'0
    Chloe Mann Florida MB Sr. 6'2
    Ebony Nwanebu USC OH Fr. 6'4
    Kelsey Robinson Nebraska OH Sr. 6'2
    Ariel Scott Penn State RS Sr. 6'4
    Krista Vansant Washington OH Jr. 6'2
    Carly Wopat Stanford MB Sr. 6'2


    2013 AVCA DIVISION I SECOND-TEAM ALL-AMERICA


    Whitney Billings Kentucky RS Sr. 6'2
    Liz Brenner Oregon OH Jr. 6'1
    SamanthaBricio USC OH So. 6'2
    Madi Bugg Stanford S So. 6'0
    Lauren Carlini Wisconsin S Fr. 6'2
    Chloe Ferrari San Diego MB Sr. 6'1
    Kristen Hahn Iowa State L Sr. 5'6
    Christina Higgins California RS Jr. 6'2
    Deja McClendon Penn State OH Sr. 6'1
    Sallie McLaurin Oklahoma MB Sr. 6'2
    Chiaka Ogbogu Texas MB Fr. 6'2
    Bailey Webster Texas OH Sr. 6'3
    Lauren Wicinski Michigan State OH Sr. 6'1
    Ashley Wittman Minnesota OH Sr. 6'0


    2013 AVCA DIVISION I THIRD-TEAM ALL-AMERICA


    McKenzie Adams UTSA OH Sr. 6'3
    Jocelynn Birks Illinois OH RS So. 6'2
    Chelsey Feekin Wichita State S Sr. 6'1
    Alexa Gray BYU OH So. 6'2
    Caroline Jarmoc Kansas MB RS Sr. 6'2
    Elizabeth Koberstein Marquette S Sr. 5'11
    Kori Moster Michigan State L Jr. 5'4
    Kaleigh Nelson Washington OH Jr. 6'0
    Val Nichol Purdue S Jr. 6'1
    Alexis Olgard USC MB Sr. 6'5
    Chantale Riddle New Mexico RS RS Jr. 6'0
    Kadie Rolfzen Nebraska OH Fr. 6'3
    Emily Sklar Duke OH So. 6'3
    Katie Slay Penn State MB Sr. 6'6

  • Yes! Hartong made first team! :lol: :lol: :lol:


    But I am surprised Lauren Plum did not make even third team. Did her performance drop that much this year?

  • Yes! Hartong made first team! :lol: :lol: :lol:


    But I am surprised Lauren Plum did not make even third team. Did her performance drop that much this year?


    She missed about 1/3 of the season with a foot injury.

  • The Ducks were not as good this year in the Pac-12. Finished 4th, 4 wins behind 3rd place USC, 6 behind Washington. They did get to the tournament, but lost to Nebraska in Round 2.

  • Could any american user post here a link for the matches? They should be showed by ESPN as usual.

    You can watch replays on ESPN online for free. They usually come out an hour or so after the actual match, but if you try to livestream a match they will ask you to provide your television cable provider... :what:


    http://espn.go.com/watchespn/i…/replay/sport/volleyball/

  • what channel will broadcast the semifinals?