It was a wild night of action at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, but when the dust settled one team remained standing — the Stanford Cardinal. The match took four sets — and almost found its way to a fifth — but the Cardinal ultimately managed to dispatch the Longhorns to earn the school's first volleyball championship since 2004.
NCAA.com was on hand for the event with wall-to-wall coverage of the matchup between Texas and Stanford, so be sure to catch all the highlights and reactions from the championship below. Read on to see the interactive bracket and the road to the final for both Stanford, Texas and all the other teams that participated in this year's tourney.
As the Division I Women's Volleyball season comes to an end, the moment Stanford fans have been waiting for all season is finally here: Stanford is your 2016 Division I Women's Volleyball Champion.
Interactive Bracket | Scoreboard
Thursday, Dec. 15
Game 1: Stanford 3, Minnesota 1 | GameCenter
Game 2: Texas 3, Nebraska 0 | GameCenter
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Saturday, Dec. 17
Stanford 3, Texas 1 | GameCenter