INDIANAPOLIS — The top four seeds in the Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship advanced through first- and second-round competition and will host regional matches December 8 and 9 on campus sites.
Additionally, for the first time ever, the video challenge review system will be implemented during regional competition. The system was voted on by the DI Women’s Volleyball Committee to also be used during the upcoming championship semifinals and final matches.
The four regional sites, with host institutions and records are as follows:
State College Regional
at State College, Pennsylvania
No. 1 Penn St.* (31-1) vs. Missouri (22-11) at 2 p.m. on ESPNU
Michigan St. (23-8) vs. Illinois (23-10) at 4 p.m. on ESPN3
State College Regional Final: 8 p.m. on ESPNU
at Gainesville, Florida
No. 2 Florida* (27-1) vs. No. 15 UCLA (21-10) at 4 p.m. on ESPNU
No. 7 Minnesota (28-5) vs. No. 10 Southern California (24-9) at 6 p.m. on ESPN3
Gainesville Regional Final: at 6 p.m. on ESPNU
at Stanford, California
No. 6 Texas (26-2) vs. No. 11 Utah (24-9) at 9 p.m. on ESPN3
No. 3 Stanford* (28-3) vs. Wisconsin (22-9) at 11 p.m. on ESPNU
Stanford Regional Final: at 10 p.m. on ESPNU
at Lexington, Kentucky
No. 4 Kentucky*(28-3) vs. No. 13 BYU (30-2) at Noon on ESPNU
No. 5 Nebraska (28-4) vs. Colorado (24-9) at 2 p.m. on ESPN3
Lexington Regional Final: at 4 p.m. on ESPNU
* Indicates Host Institution
All times are listed in Eastern Standard Time (ET)
At each site, teams will compete in single-elimination regional semifinal competition. All regional semifinal matches will be shown on ESPNU or ESPN3. Regional final matches will air on ESPNU.
The regional winners will advance to the national semifinals and championship final co-hosted by the University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kansas and Kansas City Sports Commission on December 14 and 16 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. The national semifinal matches will broadcast on ESPN/ESPN2 and the championship match will broadcast on ESPN2.