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NCAA.com | December 16, 2016

Printable bracket for 2016 championship

DI Women's Volleyball: Texas shocks Nebraska

Here is the official 2016 NCAA Women's Volleyball Bracket for the Division I championships, which conclude Saturday night with the finals between Texas and Stanford.

NCAA DI women's volleyball printable bracket | Scoreboard

Stanford and Texas will meet for the championship at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

Stanford (26-7, 15-5 Pac-12) advanced to the title game with a 3-1 victory (26-24, 25-19, 22-25, 25-22) over Minnesota in the first semifinal.

The Cardinal jumped out to an early advantage against Minnesota (29-5, 17-3 Big Ten), seeded No. 2 in the postseason draw but ranked No. 1 in the country. Stanford, which improved to 8-0 all-time against Minnesota, also defeated the Golden Gophers in four sets on Aug. 28 at Maples Pavilion in the second match of the season for both squads.

Redshirt senior Inky Ajanaku and freshman Kathryn Plummerboth totaled 15 kills while freshman Audriana Fitzmorris added 10.

The Cardinal has been one of the country's hottest teams down the stretch, producing seven sweeps during its nine-match winning streak. It's the longest stretch since Stanford ripped off 28 straight victories to open the 2014 campaign.

On the other side of the bracket, No. 4 Texas (27-4) earned a 3-0 victory (25-18, 25-23, 25-21) over No. 1 Nebraska (31-3), to advance to its fifth overall and second straight NCAA National Championship match.

Junior Ebony Nwanebu led the Longhorns with 15 kills, making only one error on 37 attempts for a .378 hitting percentage for a team-high 17 points. Senior Paulina Prieto Cerame also posted double-digit kills for Texas with 12, while freshman Micaya White added seven.

Senior Chloe Collins posted her 11th double-double of the season with 37 assists and 11 digs, while junior Cat McCoy had a team-high 12 digs and freshman Autumn Rounsaville added 10.

NCAA.com will live blog the action from Saturday's championship match.

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