1988 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Tournament

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1988 NCAA Women's Division I Volleyball Tournament
1988NCAAVBLOGO.jpg
1988 NCAA Final Four logo
Champions Texas (1st NCAA (2nd National) title)
Runner-up Hawaiʻi (3rd NCAA (7th National) title match)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Mick Haley (1st title)
Final Four All-Tournament Team
  • Stacie Nichols (Texas)
  • Sue Schelfhout (Texas)
  • Dawn Davenport (Texas)
  • Martina Cincerova (Hawaiʻi)
  • Teee Williams (Hawaiʻi)
  • Mary Eggers (Illinois)
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The 1988 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Tournament began with 32 teams and ended on December 17, 1988, when Texas defeated Hawaiʻi 3 games to 0 in the NCAA championship match.

Texas won the school's first NCAA championship and became the first non-California or Hawaii university to win the NCAA national championship (Texas also won the last AIAW national championship). After upsetting previously unbeaten and top ranked UCLA in the national semifinals, Texas swept Hawaiʻi in the final by the scores of 15-4, 16-14, 15-13, and became the first school to win every NCAA tournament match in sweeps (3-0), as they 15-0 in individual games.[1]

Brackets[edit]

West regional[edit]

First Round Regional Semifinal Regional Final
                 
  UCLA 3
  California 0
  UCLA 3
  BYU 0
  Arizona 1
  BYU 3
  UCLA 3
  Washington 0
  Washington 3
  Arizona State 0
  Washington 3
  Stanford 1
  Southern California 0
  Stanford 3

South regional[edit]

First Round Regional Semifinal Regional Final
                 
  North Carolina 0
  Texas 3
  Texas 3
  Colorado State 0
  Colorado State 3
  Florida State 1
  Texas 3
  UT Arlington 0
  New Mexico 1
  Kentucky 3
  Kentucky 0
  UT Arlington 3
  UT Arlington 3
  Pepperdine 0

Mideast regional[edit]

First Round Regional Semifinal Regional Final
                 
  Illinois 3
  Illinois State 0
  Illinois 3
  Notre Dame 1
  Penn State 1
  Notre Dame 3
  Illinois 3
  Oklahoma 0
  Oklahoma 3
  Western Michigan 0
  Oklahoma 3
  Nebraska 2
  Weber State 2
  Nebraska 3

Northwest regional[edit]

First Round Regional Semifinal Regional Final
                 
  Long Beach State 3
  UC Irvine 2
  Long Beach State 1
  Pacific 3
  UC Santa Barbara 0
  Pacific 3
  Pacific 1
  Hawaiʻi 3
  San Diego State 3
  San Jose State 1
  San Diego State 0
  Hawaiʻi 3
  Cal Poly 0
  Hawaiʻi 3

Final Four - Williams Arena, Minneapolis, Minnesota[edit]

National Semifinals
December 15
National Championship
December 17
           
UCLA 0
Texas 3
Texas 3
Hawaiʻi 0
Illinois 1
Hawaiʻi 3

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Texas captures NCAA volleyball title". Daily News of Los Angeles. 1988-12-18. Retrieved 2009-02-13.