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1982 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Tournament

The 1982 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Tournament was the second year of the NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship for Division I. In 1982, the tournament participants were expanded from 20 to 28.

1982 NCAA Women's Division I Volleyball Tournament
ChampionsHawaiʻi (1st NCAA (2nd National) title)
Runner-upSouthern California (2nd NCAA (5th National) title match)
Semifinalists
Winning coachDave Shoji (1st title)
Final Four All-Tournament Team
  • Tracy Clark (Southern California)
  • Kimberly Ruddins (Southern California)
  • Deitre Collins (Hawaiʻi)
  • Lisa Strand (Hawaiʻi)
  • Kim Oden (Stanford)
  • Mary Holland (San Diego State)
«1981  1983»

The University of Hawaiʻi won the NCAA championship by defeating defending national champion Southern California in five games. Hawaiʻi finished the year at 33-1.

In the consolation match, San Diego State defeated Stanford in five games to claim third place for the second straight year.

BracketsEdit

Northwest regionalEdit

  First Round Regional semifinal Regional final
                           
       
    Hawaiʻi 3  
      San Jose State 0  
  UCSB 2
    San Jose State 3  
      Hawaiʻi 3
    Cal Poly 1
    Arizona State 3  
  Illinois State 1  
  Arizona State 1
      Cal Poly 3  
  Cal Poly 3
    Pittsburgh 0  

South regionalEdit

  First Round Regional semifinal Regional final
                           
       
    Stanford 3  
      Texas 0  
  Texas 3
    SW Missouri State 1  
      Stanford 3
    Pacific 0
    Pacific 3  
  North Carolina 0  
  Pacific 3
      Arizona 1  
  Arizona 3
    Texas A&M 0  

Mideast regionalEdit

  First Round Regional semifinal Regional final
                           
       
    Southern California 3  
      Tennessee 0  
  Tennessee 3
    Northwestern 2  
      Southern California 3
    Purdue 0
    Nebraska 3  
  Penn State 1  
  Nebraska 2
      Purdue 3  
  Purdue 3
    Rutgers 1  

West regionalEdit

  First Round Regional semifinal Regional final
                           
       
    San Diego State 3  
      California 1  
  California 3
    Pepperdine 0  
      San Diego State 3
    UCLA 1
    UCLA 3  
  Louisville 0  
  UCLA 3
      BYU 0  
  BYU 3
    Western Michigan 0  

Final Four - Alex G. Spanos Center, Stockton, CaliforniaEdit

  Semifinals     Final
                 
  Hawaiʻi 3  
  Stanford 2    
      Hawaiʻi 3
      Southern California 2
  Southern California 3    
  San Diego State 0   Third place
 
San Diego State 3
  Stanford 2

NCAA Tournament recordsEdit

There are three NCAA tournament records that were set in the 1982 NCAA tournament that have not yet been broken.[1]

  • Service aces, match (individual record) - Beverly Robinson, Tennessee - 11 vs. Northwestern
  • Services aces, match (team record) - Tennessee, 20 (vs. Northwestern)
  • Solo blocks, tournament (individual record) - Deitre Collins, Hawaiʻi - 15 (1 vs. San Jose State, 6 vs. Cal Poly, 2 vs. Stanford, 6 vs. Southern California).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2008 NCAA Volleyball Program, p. 63 & 64