1997 Women's Division I Volleyball Championship

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FINAL FOUR

Washington State University
December 18 and 20, 1997

The top four teams in women's collegiate volleyball will meet in Spokane to crown a new National Champion! Be a part of the exciting action as Washington State University hosts the 1997 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship.

This is the first time Spokane will host the premier event. Get your application in early to ensure your seats at the Spokane Arena. You won't want to miss the action.


NCAA DIVISION I PLAYOFF SCHEDULE:

   SELECTIONS                NOV 30        (56 TEAMS) 
   FIRST AND SECOND ROUNDS   DEC 4-7       (56 TEAMS)
   REGIONALS                 DEC 12-14     (16 TEAMS)
   FINAL FOUR                DEC 18 & 20   ( 4 TEAMS)
   CHAMPIONSHIP              DEC 20

SELECTIONS

FIRST AND SECOND ROUNDS

REGIONALS

FINAL FOUR

    Spokane Arena, Washington State University, host

    FINAL FOUR TEAMS

                                      
                                   NCAA DIVISION I
                                   WOMENS VOLLEYBALL
                                   FINAL FOUR
                                   DEC. 18 & 20, 1997
    
                  PENN STATE                              LONG BEACH
                ----------------        STANFORD                --------------
                 EAST REGION    |                      | PACIFIC REGION
                 CHAMPION       |PENN STATE  STANFORD  | CHAMPION
                                |----------  ----------|
                 CENTRAL REGION |                      | MOUNTAIN REGION
                 CHAMPION       |                      | CHAMPION
                ----------------                        ---------------
                  FLORIDA                                 STANFORD
    
    THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1997
    NATIONAL SEMIFINALS
       Semifinal #1:  PENN STATE  def.  FLORIDA,    3-0 (15-11, 15-12, 15-13)
                           6:00 P.M. Pacific Time
                         Box Score
       Semifinal #2:  STANFORD    def.  LONG BEACH, 3-1 (9-15, 15-10, 15-4, 17-15)
                         45 minutes after the conclusion of the first match
    
    SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1997
    NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
       FINAL:         STANFORD    def.  PENN STATE, 3-2 (15-11, 15-6, 2-15, 15-17, 15-9)
                           12:00 NOON Pacific Time
                         Box Score
                         Press Conference Quotes
    

TELEVISION

Nov. 30th     Division I selection show       FOX    6:30pm EST
Dec. 11-14    Division I Regional Finals      FOX    (Check local listings)
Dec. 19       Division I National Semi-Final  ESPN2  12:30-2:00am EST (DELAYED)
               Penn State vs. Florida
Dec. 20       Division I National Semi-Final  ESPN2  12:30-2:00am EST (DELAYED)
               Long Beach State vs. Stanford
Dec. 20       Division I National FINAL       ESPN2   3:00-5:00pm EST (LIVE)
               Penn State/Florida winner vs. Long Beach State/Stanford winner
                Chris Marlowe play-by-play analyst, Heather Cox color.

TICKETS

Spokane Arena Seating
  • PC1 - $35
    L 102-106, 114-118
    U 203-205, 215-217
  • PC2 - $25
    L 101, 107, 108, 112, 113, 119-124
    U 202, 206, 214, 218
  • PC3 - $15
    L 109-111 U 201, 219-224

For Ticket Information Call: 1-800-325-SEAT




SPOKANE, WASHINGTON

  • Weather Forecast (USA Today)
  • Spokane Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Some notes on Spokane, Rick Fletcher


    AVCA CONVENTION

  • AVCA Convention (December 16-20)


    USA NATIONAL TEAM TRYOUTS

  • USA Women's National Volleyball Team Tryouts (December 20)


    DEFENDING CHAMPION

    1996
    Stanford University

  • HISTORY OF CHAMPIONS


    OTHER REFERENCES

  • Washington State University (WSU) Page
  • NCAA Championship Page



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