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Beth Maiman | NCAA.com | January 6, 2019

Here are 13 of the best photos in college sports from 2018

Best moments from the 2018 National Championship

As the 2018 year comes to an end, it's a great time to look back on some of the best moments in sports. 

There was plenty of action and there were memorable moments during the 2018 year, along with many new champions crowned.

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With that, let's revisit some of the best photos of the year in college sports. 

Here are 13 of our favorites: 

* All photos courtesy of NCAA Photos

NCAA Photos UMBC moves name on the board

MAKING HISTORY: UMBC celebrates in the locker room after the Retrievers become the first 16-seed to defeat a No. 1 in the NCAA tournament. (Photo by John Joyner/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

NCAA Photos stanford wins volleyball champ

RUSH THE COURT: The Stanford Cardinal celebrates after defeating Nebraska 3-2 in a five-set battle during the Division I Women's Volleyball Championship in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

NCAA Photos Villanova wins national title

BIG-TIME PERFORMER: At the 2018 Final Four, Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo was the breakout star of the title game, scoring a career-high 31 points against Michigan in a 79-62 victory that gave the Wildcats two titles in three seasons. (Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

NCAA Photos ncaa tennis

PERFECT FORM: Stanford's Janie Shin hits a forehand in perfect motion against the Vanderbilt Commodores during the Division I Women's Tennis Championship. The Cardinal would go on to win the national title. (Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

NCAA Photos college world series 2018

THE DOGPILE: Oregon State won six-straight elimination games at the 2018 College World Series to eventually go on to win the national title. (Photo by Justin Tafoya/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

NCAA Photos fcs championship

JUMPIN': This picture wonderfully depicts the desperation of a Hail Mary on both sides of the ball at the 2018 DI Football Championship, when North Dakota State beat James Madison, 17-14. (Photo by Justin Tafoya/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

NCAA Photos NCAA bowling

IT'S ALL IN THE TECHNIQUE: Vanderbilt's Emily Rigney bowls during the national championship at Tropicana Lanes in St. Louis, Missouri. Vanderbilt staged a great comeback to knock off powerhouse McKendree to win its second title in school history. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

NCAA Photos ncaa softball championship

MEET ME AT THE PLATE: Florida State's Anna Shelnutt greets her teammates after her home run against the Washington Huskies during the Division I Women's Softball Championship. The Seminoles would go on to win their first national title in school history. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

NCAA Photos 2018 frozen four

YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND: After Minnesota Duluth won the title by defeating Notre Dame 2-1, an injured Kobe Roth still got his chance to go around the ice with the hardware thanks to his teammate who pushed him around in a folding chair. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

NCAA Photos ncaa diving championship

HOLD YOUR BREATH: Christina Sather of the Clarion University Golden Eagles competes in the 3m diving event during the Division II Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Championship. (Photo by Mike Comer/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

NCAA Photos ncaa track and field

PHOTO FINISH: Back in June, USC women's track team sealed the national championship after closing out the meet with a sensational 4x400 win in the final event that came down to the finish line. (Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

NCAA Photos ucla wins beach volleyball

VICTORY IS SWEET: UCLA celebrates their victory over Florida State University at the Beach Volleyball Championship in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The tile marked the Bruins first since beach volleyball became an official NCAA recognized sport in 2016.  (Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

NCAA Photos 2018 women's final four

ICE IN HER VIENS: The Women's Final Four in 2018 was epic thanks to Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale, who hit the game-winning shot in both the semifinal and championship game to lift the Fighting Irish to a national championship. (Photo by Justin Tafoya/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

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