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Michella Chester | NCAA.com | July 11, 2022

When does the 2022 women's college volleyball season start?

Dana Rettke on winning the 2021 DI women's volleyball title

The 2022 DI women's volleyball season will start on August 26 and go through November 27. 

The Wisconsin Badgers won the 2021 national title for the first time in program history, led by National Player of the Year, Dana Rettke. The season ended on a five-set thriller between two Big Ten programs, Wisconsin and Nebraska. The Badgers posted 24 blocks, the most in a national championship game, ever. 

The Badgers may have lost Dana Rettke, and the Huskers lost their star middle blocker Lauren Stivrins, but there has been a lot of movement in the offseason. Click or tap here for a look at some of the top volleyball transfers that are sure to shake up the 2022 season. We have a lot to look forward to. 

Schedules have been released for the 2022 season on team's individual websites. The preseason AVCA poll has yet to be released. We will update this page with the preseason AVCA rankings as well as our preseason Power 10 rankings. 

NCAA Division I title-winning schools



Stanford 1992, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2004, 2016, 2018, 2019
Penn State 1999, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014
Nebraska 1995, 2000, 2006, 2015, 2017
UCLA 1984, 1990, 1991, 2011
Long Beach State 1989, 1993, 1998
Hawaii 1982, 1983, 1987
USC 1981, 2002, 2003
Texas 1988, 2012
Pacific 1985, 1986
Washington 2005
Kentucky 2020

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