INDIANAPOLIS --- 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 four regions. The teams tabbed as the top four seeds were No. 1 Stanford,  No. 2 Texas, No. 3 Washington and  No. 4 Wisconsin.

Per the established bracketing principles the top 16 seeds were provided the opportunity to host. In addition, first- and second-round conference matchups were avoided and team pairings were determined by geographical proximity.

The Pacific-12 Conference led all conferences with 10 teams.  The Big Ten Conference  and was next with six teams in the tournament, while the Big 12 and Southeastern Conferences each had five. Two teams, Penn State and Stanford have earned bids to all 33 championships. Five teams are making their first appearances in the tournament: Cal State Bakersfield, Denver, Northwestern State, Oakland and Seton Hall.

In the 33-year history of the championship, 10 schools have been crowned champion, nine of which are in this year’s bracket, including defending champion, Penn State.

Past winners making the field are; UCLA (1984, 1990, 91, 2011), Hawaii (1982, 83, 87),  Long Beach State (1989, 1993, 98), Nebraska (1995, 2000, 06), Southern California (1981, 2002, 03), Stanford (1992, 94, 96, 97, 2001, 04), Penn State (1999, 2007, 08, 09, 10, 13), Texas (1988, 2012) and Washington (2005).

First and second-round matches will be played at 16 campus sites.  Teams winning both matches will move on to regional play December 12 and 13. The pre-determined regional sites are Ames, Iowa, Louisville, Kentucky, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Seattle. All regional semifinal games will be shown on ESPN3. Regional final games will air on ESPNU.

The regional winners will advance to the semifinals and final hosted by the Big 12 Conference and the Oklahoma City All Sports Association at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City on December 18 and 20. Both national semifinal games as well as the championship game will be broadcast by ESPN2. All regional and championship site game times can be found on the attached championship bracket or online at www.ncaa.com/wvb.

DIVISION I WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES

SCHOOL APPEARANCES * LAST RECORD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Alabama 5 2013 0-4 --
Alabama State 2 2013 0-1 --
American 14 2013 2-11 --
Arizona 26 2013 27-25 --
Arizona State 18 2013 8-17 --
UALR 5 2000 0-4 --
Bakersfield First -- -- --
BYU 27 2013 35-26 --
UCF 8 2003 2-7 --
Coastal Carolina 4 2009 0-3 --
Colorado 18 2013 10-17 --
Colorado State 26 2013 22-25 --
Creighton 4 2013 3-3 --
Dayton 10 2012 5-9 --
Denver First -- -- --
Duke 19 2013 13-18 --
Florida 25 2013 59-24 --
Florida State 17 2013 12-16 --
Hampton 2 2013 0-1 --
Hawaii 33 2013 74-29 3 (1982-83, 1987)
Hofstra 8 2012 1-7 --
Illinois 22 2013 34-21 --
Illinois State 13 2007 2-12 --
Iowa State 10 2013 14-9 --
Jacksonville 3 2013 0-2 --
Kansas 6 2013 5-5 --
Kansas State 15 2012 14-14 --
Kentucky 16 2013 15-15 --
Lipscomb 5 2011 0-4 --
Long Beach State 27 2011 48-23 3 (1989, 1993, 1998)
LIU Brooklyn 9 2013 1-8 --
LSU 14 2013 13-13 --
Loyola Marymount 12 2012 5-11 --
Marquette 4 2013 2-3 --
Miami (Fla.) 7 2013 3-6 --
Michigan State 17 2013 18-16 --
Murray State 2 2003 0-1 --
Nebraska 33 2013 89-29 3 (1995, 2000, 2006)
New Hampshire 5 2013 0-4 --
North Carolina 16 2013 9-15 --
Northern Colorado 4 2012 0-3 --
Northwestern State First -- -- --
Oakland First -- -- --
Ohio State 20 2012 29-19 --
Oklahoma 11 2013 10-10 --
Oregon 12 2013 12-11 --
Oregon State 3 2001 0-2 --
Penn State 34 2013 84-27 6 (1999, 2007-10, 2013)
Samford 2 2011 0-1 --
San Diego 18 2013 13-17 --
Santa Clara 15 2012 7-14 --
Seton Hall First -- -- --
Siena 6 2008 0-5 --
Southern California 32 2013 72-28 3 (1981, 2002-03)
Stanford 34 2013 104-28 6 (1992, 1994, 1996-97, 2001, 2004)
Texas 31 2013 75-28 2 (1988, 2012)
Texas A&M 22 2013 25-21 --
UCLA 32 2012 81-28 4 (1984, 1990-91, 2011)
Utah 12 2013 11-11 --
Washington 19 2013 39-17 1 (2005)
Western Kentucky 8 2012 1-7 --
Western Michigan 12 2011 7-11 --
Wisconsin 18 2013 34-17 --
Yale 6 2013 2-5 --
* -- Includes 2014.