Nine past winners headline field of 64 for Division I volleyball championship

The NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Committee announced today the 64-team field for the 2014 NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship. Thirty-two conferences were awarded automatic qualification, and the remaining 32 slots were filled with at-large selections to complete the bracket. Interactive Bracket  Printable Bracket The top 16 teams were seeded nationally and placed within…

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Top NCAA Volleyball Programs Announce Signing-Day Haul

College volleyball coaches around the country took a few moments out of their busy in-season schedules to celebrate the signing of their first 2015 recruits Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period. No. 11 Nebraska netted four recruits, on native Nebraskan and three out-of-state stars. Head coach John Cook touted the impressive arm swing of…

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NCAA Women’s Volleyball Update

There were a lot of great matches this weekend for NCAA Women’s Volleyball! Read up on the upsets and close matches here: http://www.volleyballmag.com/articles/43488-ncaa-weekend-results   You can also see how the teams are ranked after this past weekend’s matches: http://www.ncaa.com/rankings/volleyball-women/d1/ncaa-womens-volleyball-rpi   (Photo cred: Volleyball Magazine)

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Sand volleyball could become newest NCAA championship

Division I Legislative Council approved a measure to establish a national collegiate championship in the sport

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Women’s Collegiate Volleyball Preseason Updates

Although there’s already been a couple weeks of action, the NCAA Women’s collegiate season is in full throttle. The 2014 preseason has had some surprising upsets, as well as some great match ups.   Before the start of the season, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) came out with a list of teams to keep an eye on…

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NCAA Proposes Sand Volleyball Championship

The NCAA Division I Legislative Council Administrative Committee has sponsored a proposal for the 2014-15 legislative cycle to make sand volleyball the NCAA’s 90th championship. Sand volleyball is currently an emerging sport for women, where the NCAA sanctions the sport and allows schools to use it for sport sponsorship regulations but does not sponsor an NCAA championship….

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Volleyball in California vs. The Rest of the U.S.

When compared to the rest of college sports, volleyball could certainly be described as niche. For men, it has only been a Division 1 sport since 1970 and only since 1981 for women. Comparatively, Men’s Basketball has had a Championship since 1939, while Football has had one since 1936. Women’s collegiate sports don’t have the…

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Loyola Chicago defeats Stanford in four sets to win first national title

Loyola Chicago’s championship is the school’s second in any sport.

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NCAA Men’s Volleyball: Scholarship Woes and the Final 6 Championships

On the men’s side of the spectrum, NCAA Division I football has 85 scholarships. Basketball has 13 scholarships. Lacrosse 12.6. Track and Field 12.6. Wrestling 9.9. Volleyball… 4.5. Why so little?   What’s been happening to smaller men’s sports looks all too familiar. But no one wants opportunities taken away from young athletes. In the…

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The 3rd Collegiate Sand Volleyball Season

The 3rd Collegiate Sand Volleyball Season will begin this coming weekend. This will be the first year with over 40 schools (and counting) participating in the sand season. The American Volleyball Coaches Association will be hosting the third AVCA Championships this May 2-4, as the NCAA will start planning to transition sand volleyball from an emerging…

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Season Three

Forty-one teams (and counting) will hit the sand this spring for the third season of the fastest-growing NCAA emerging sport ever – sand volleyball.

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