1999 NCAA Men's Volleyball Tournament

The 1999 NCAA Men's Volleyball Tournament was the 30th annual tournament to determine the national champion of NCAA men's collegiate volleyball. The single elimination tournament was played at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, California during May 1999.[1]

1999 NCAA Men's Volleyball Tournament
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DatesMay 1999
Teams4
ChampionsBYU (1st title)
Runners-upLong Beach State (5th title match)
Matches played3
Attendance13,513 (4,504 per match)
Best playerPuerto Rico Ossie Antonetti (BYU)
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2000

BYU defeated Long Beach State in the final match, 3–0 (15–9, 15–7, 15–10), to win their first national title. The Cougars (30–1) were coached by Carl McGown. BYU won the title in just their first appearance in the NCAA men's volleyball tournament.

BYU's Ossie Antonetti was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. Antonetti, along with five other players, comprised the All-Tournament Team.

QualificationEdit

Until the creation of the NCAA Men's Division III Volleyball Championship in 2012, there was only a single national championship for men's volleyball. As such, all NCAA men's volleyball programs, whether from Division I, Division II, or Division III, were eligible. A total of 4 teams were invited to contest this championship.

Team Appearance Previous
BYU 1st Never
IPFW 4th 1994
Long Beach State 5th 1991
Penn State 14th 1997

Tournament bracketEdit

Semifinals Championship
              
BYU (3) 10 15 15 15
Penn State (1) 15 4 11 5
BYU (3) 15 15 15
Long Beach State (0) 9 7 10
Long Beach State (3) 15 10 8 15 15
IPFW (2) 11 15 15 2 13

All tournament teamEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Men's Volleyball National Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved July 8, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)