2004 Women's Division I 

Volleyball Championship

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DIVISION I WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
24th Annual

 

BRACKET ANNOUNCEMENT

2004 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship Field Announced

Nov. 28, 2004

Championship Bracket (.pdf)

INDIANAPOLIS --- The NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Committee announced today
the 64-team field for the 2004 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship.
Thirty-one conferences were awarded automatic qualification, and the
remaining 33 slots were filled with at-large selections to complete the bracket.

The top 16 teams were seeded nationally and placed within four regions.
The teams tabbed as the top four seeds were Nebraska, Penn State, Hawaii and Minnesota.

Team pairings were determined by geographical proximity, with the exception that
teams from the same conference were not paired during the first and second rounds.

The Big Ten and Big 12 led all conferences with seven teams selected.
Two conferences landed six teams including the Big West and Pacific-10.

Four teams Pacific, Penn State, Stanford and UC Santa Barbara have earned bids to all 24 championships.

Eight teams are making their initial appearances in the tournament:
Albany (New York), Iona, Jacksonville, Long Island, Rice, Towson, Wichita State and Yale.

In the 24-year history of the championship, nine schools have been crowned champion,
all of which are in this year's bracket, including the defending champion Southern California.
Additional past winners making the field are
Stanford (1992, 94, 96, 97, 2001), Hawaii (1982, 83, 87), Long Beach State (1989, 93, 98), UCLA (1984, 90, 91), Pacific (1985, 86), Nebraska (1995 and 2000), Southern California (1981, 2003, 2004) and Penn State (1999).

First- and second-round matches will be played at 16 campus sites.

A list of the first-round match-ups follows.
 

First/Second Rounds (16):
December 2-3 or 3-4, 2004

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY REGIONAL

December 3-4 at Nebraska
Wichita State (24-5) def. Nevada (21-9)                                 
30-16, 30-24, 30-20
#1 Nebraska (27-1) def. Iona (19-15)                                     30-15, 30-12, 30-19

#1 Nebraska           def. Wichita State                                  30-22, 30-20, 30-21

 

December 3-4 at Missouri
Louisville (21-10)       def. Illinois (19-10)                                 
30-27, 21-30, 30-19, 30-23
#16 Missouri (19-8)  def. Arkansas (17-15)                             30-28, 30-21, 25-30, 30-26

Louisville                 def. #16 Missouri                                 30-26, 22-30, 30-25, 30-25

 

December 3-4 at San Diego
Arizona (18-10)         def. UC Irvine (18-10)                            
30-19, 30-17, 30-18
#9 San Diego (22-4) def. New Mexico State (29-2)                   30-19, 30-27, 30-24         

#9 San Diego           def. Arizona                                                    30-28, 30-28, 25-30, 27-30, 15-13

 

December 2-3 at USC
      Kansas State (19-10)      def. Cal State Northridge (17-10)  
30-20, 30-23, 30-25
#8 Southern California (19-5) def. College of Charleston (26-5)   30-22, 30-24, 30-23

#8 Southern California           def.   Kansas State                       30-19, 30-25, 30-19

 

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA REGIONAL

December 3-4 at Ohio State
Ohio (28-2)               def. Pittsburgh (21-10 )  
   30-22, 30-26, 30-12
#5 Ohio State (27-3) def. Dayton (23-8)            30-25, 32-30, 30-22

#5 Ohio State           def.      Ohio                    30-25, 30-20, 30-20

 

December 3-4 at Tennessee
Texas A&M (18-8)        def. Winthrop (31-3)             
30-26, 30-23, 30-25
#12 Tennessee (30-2) def. Eastern Kentucky (27-4)   30-24, 30-16, 30-22

#12 Tennessee          def.  Texas A&M                     30-21, 24-30, 30-23, 32-30

 

December 3-4 at Georgia Tech
#13 UC Santa Barbara (23-3) def. Alabama A&M (20-5)                30-11, 30-23, 30-11
Georgia Tech (25-6)               def. Georgia (18-11)                  
30-21, 30-21, 31-29

Georgia Tech                         def.   #13 UC Santa Barbara       30-24, 30-28, 30-21

 

December 2-3 at Yale
#4 Minnesota (28-4) def. Long Island (32-6)            30-19, 30-12, 30-27
Yale (17-7)              def. Albany (New York) (27-6)  
30-28, 30-21, 31-33, 30-22

#4 Minnesota        def. Yale (17-7)                      30- 17, 30-18, 30-19

 

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN REGIONAL

December 2-3 at Colorado State
#3 Hawaii (28-0)  def. Colorado (14-13) vs.                24-30, 30-22, 30-20, 30-24
Purdue (16-14)     def. Colorado State (26-3)             
30-25, 25-30, 30-27, 22-30, 15-12

#3 Hawaii          def. Purdue                             33-31, 30-27, 30-19

 

December 3-4 at Wisconsin
Notre Dame (20-8)      def. Valparaiso (29-4)              
30-21, 20-30, 30-28, 30-20
#14 Wisconsin (19-9) def. Loyola (Illinois) (21-8)         30- 27, 30-26, 30-25

#14 Wisconsin         def. Notre Dame                       30- 27, 30-26, 30-25

 

December 3-4 at Florida A&M
#11 Stanford (24-6)   def.   Jacksonville (15-12)     30-15, 30-20, 30-15
Florida (27-4)             def. Florida A&M (28-2)        
30-19, 30-25, 30-23

#11 Stanford          def. Florida                          25-30, 30-20, 15-30, 30-27, 15-9

 

December 3-4 at Texas
Michigan (19-12) def. Rice (25-4)                          
31-29, 24-30, 30-23, 30-20
#6 Texas (24-4) def. Texas State (27-5)                30-12, 30-22, 30-15

#6 Texas          def. Michigan                              30-19, 30-27, 23-30, 30-28

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON REGIONAL

December 3-4 at Washington
Kansas (18-11)           def. Santa Clara (18-8)        
30-25, 26-30, 30-28, 30-15
#7 Washington (24-2) def. Idaho (17-12)               30-22, 30-14, 30-19

#7 Washington                 Kansas                       34-30, 30-26,  25-30, 26-30, 15-12

 

December 2-3 at California
#10 St. Mary's (California) (23-3) def. Sacramento State (24-7)  26-30, 30-27, 30-22, 30-17
       California (16-11)                 def. Pacific (19-9)                 
26-30, 30-24, 20-30, 30-27, 15-11

#10 St. Mary's (California)        def. California                        30-28, 26-30, 30-28, 24-30, 15-13

 

December 3-4 at UCLA
Long Beach State (23-6) def. Utah (24-6)                                 
30-19, 30-25, 33-31
#15 UCLA (18-10)         def. Loyola Marymount (17-11)              30-28, 30-23, 27-30, 30-22

#15 UCLA                           Long Beach State                               31-29, 30-24, 30-27

 

December 3-4 at Penn State
Maryland (17-14)        def. Towson (25-8)                 
30-23, 30-22, 30-25
#2 Penn State (27-2) def. American (24-6)                30-18, 30-18, 33-30

#2 Penn State           def. Maryland                         34-32, 30-27, 31-29

REGIONALS (4):
December 10-11, 2004

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY

#8 Southern California   def.   #9 San Diego                30-26, 30-20, 25-30, 30-20

#1 Nebraska                 def.         Louisville                30-22, 32-30, 30-19

#8 Southern California   def.   #1 Nebraska                   33-35, 30-27, 30-21, 34-36, 15-12

 

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

#5 Ohio State       def.   #12 Tennessee                  29-31, 27-30, 30-16, 30-26, 15-12

#4 Minnesota       def.           Georgia Tech               25-30, 30-22, 30-22,  46-48, 15-9

#4 Minnesota        def.   #5 Ohio State                        30-32, 34-32, 27-30, 30-28, 15-8

 

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN

#11 Stanford       def.     #6 Texas                        30-28, 30-26, 30-27

#14 Wisconsin     def.    #3 Hawaii                        31-29, 30-23, 22-30, 28-30, 21-19

#11 Stanford        def.   #14 Wisconsin                   30-18, 31-29, 30-26

 

SEATTLE. WASHINGTON

#15 UCLA                  def.    #2 Penn State                       30-24, 22-30, 30-25, 30-28

#7 Washington       def.   #10 St. Mary's (California)         30-20, 30-20, 30-20

#7 Washington        def.   #15 UCLA                                      27-30, 30-19, 30-28, 24-30, 15-9

FINAL FOUR - Semi Finals & Finals:

December 16 and 18, 2004

Long Beach Arena
Long Beach, California
Long Beach State University, host

HOST web site

 

December 16, Thursday - Semi Finals

5:30pm - #11 Stanford    def.    #7 Washington              30-25, 23-30, 30-27, 30-24

7:30pm - #4 Minnesota    def.    #8 Southern California    30-25, 29-31, 30-26, 30-26

December 18, Saturday - Final

1:00pm -#11 Stanford   def.   #4 Minnesota    30-23, 30-27, 30-21

REGIONALS

CHAMPIONSHIP INFORMATION

Thursday, December 16 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 16 7:30 p.m.

CHAMPIONSHIP Saturday, December 18 1 p.m.

ABOUT THE CARDINAL: Stanford (28-6, 15-3 Pac-10) is coached by  John Dunning who is in his fourth year at the helm...They are led by Ogonna Nnamani (6.04 kpg/6.75 ppg). Her
5,394 career attack attempts ranks first in the conference as does her 850.0
total points in 2004. Nnamani spent her summer as a member of the U.S.
National indoor volleyball Olympic team that competed in Athens, Greece...

Sophomore outside hitter Kristin Richards leads the Cardinal in digs per game (3.75) and second in kills per game (3.71). Freshman setter Bryn Kehoe leads the squad with

36 service aces (0.29 sapg) and is second in digs per game (2.74).

Stanford reached the championship with wins over Jacksonville, 3-0, Florida, 3-2, Texas, 3-0, and Wisconsin, 3-0.

 

ABOUT THE HUSKIES: Washington (28-2, 16-2 Pac-10)  is coached by Jim McLaughlin
who is in his fourth year at the helm ... They are led by Christal Morrison
(4.21 kpg/2.66 dpg) and Sanja Tomasevic (4.69 kpg/3.58 dpg) ... Setter Courtney
Thompson is averaging 14.66 assists per game while Candace Lee leads the team
defensively with 5.85 dpg ... Stanford leads the all-time series with the
Huskies, 38-5 ... The two teams split their conference matches this season with
UW winning in Seattle (3-0) and SU winning in Stanford (3-2) ... Washington
reached the championship with wins over Idaho, 3-0, Kansas, 3-2, Saint Mary's,
3-0, and UCLA, 3-2.

ABOUT THE GOPHERS: Minnesota (32-4, 17-3 Big Ten) is coached by Mike Hebert  ...
They are led by Erin Martin (5.03 kpg/0.72 bpg) and Trisha Bratford (3.50
kpg/0.56 dpg) ... Setter Lindsey Taatjes is averaging 8.47 assists per game
while Paula Gentil leads the team defensively with 6.69 dpg ...
Minnesota reached the championship with wins over Long Island, 3-0, Yale, 3-0,
Georgia Tech, 3-2, and Ohio State, 3-2.

ABOUT THE TROJANS: USC (23-5, 14-4 Pac-10) is coached by Mick Haley who is in
his fourth season with the Trojans ...  They are led by Keao Burdine (4.18
kpg/3.14 dpg) and Bibiana Candela (3.05 kpg/1.03 bpg) ... Setter Allison Dillon
is averaging 7.41 assists per game while Deborah Seilhamer leads the team
defensively with 5.32 dpg ... USC reached
the championships with wins over College of Charleston, 3-0, Kansas State, 3-0,
San Diego, 3-1, and Nebraska, 3-2.


 

 

 

 

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EXTRA

Wednesday, December 15 (Long Beach Arena)

TIMES
10 a.m.
11:35 a.m.
1:20 p.m.
2:55 p.m.

Open Practices (1 hour, 30 minutes each)
Washington
Stanford
Minnesota
USC

 

 

Thursday, December 16

4 p.m.

Gates Open to the Arena
VIP Hospitality Room Opens
NCAA Info Zone Open

 

 

TIMES
8 p.m. (aprox)
10 p.m. (aprox)

Autograph Sessions with Teams
Stanford/Washington
USC/Minnesota

 

 

5:30 p.m.

National Semifinal #1
Stanford vs. Washington

ESPN
delay

LIVE STATS
Box | Story
Quotes

7:30 p.m.

National Semifinal #2
USC vs. Minnesota
(game two will begin 30 minutes after game 1, but no earlier than 7:30)

ESPN
delay

LIVE STATS
Box | Story
Quotes

Friday, December 17

TIMES
3 p.m.
3:35 p.m.

 

Press Conferences
Winner of Game #2
Winner of Game #1
 

 

Quotes

TIMES
1:30 p.m.
3:35 p.m.

Closed Practices
Winner of Game #1
Winner of Game #2

 

 

Saturday, December 18

8 a.m. - Noon

NCAA YES Clinic (The Pyramid, LBSU)

 

 

TIMES
8:30 a.m.
9:35 a.m.

Closed Practices (1 hour each)
Winner of Game #1
Winner of Game #2

 

 

11:30 a.m.

Gates Open to the Arena
VIP Hospitality Room Opens
NCAA Info Zone Open

 

 

11:30 a.m.

Autograph Session with All-Americans

 

 

1 p.m.

National Championship
Team 1 vs. Team 2

ESPN

LIVE STATS
Box | Story
Quotes

 

All-Tournament Team

  

 

    


 

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