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NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Tournament Winning Streaks (as of 2015)

12-Dec-2015


With Hawaii (No. 7 in the latest AVCA Coaches Poll, unseeded in the NCAA tournament) knocking off Penn State (No. 8 AVCA, No. 7 NCAA seed) last night in the Des Moines Region Semifinal match, the Rainbow Wahine ended the Nittany Lions 14-match NCAA tournament winning streak.

The streak was tied for the third-longest, with UCLA, in the NCAA Division I Women's volleyball tournament since teams began competing for the NCAA title back in 1981.

Here is a look at the all-time longest winning streaks in the Division I tournament history.

Winning Streaks by Length

Wins School (Years)
26 Penn State (2007-11)
16 Southern Cal. (2002-04)
14 UCLA (1990-92), Penn State (2013-15)
12 Stanford (1996-98)
11 Pacific (1985-87), Stanford (2001-02)
10 Long Beach State (1998-99), Nebraska (2000-01), Washington (2005-06), Texas (2012-13)
9 Hawaii (1987-88), Penn State (1999-2000), Nebraska (2006-07)
8 Hawaii (1982-84), Stanford (1994-95), Nebraska (1995-96)
7 Southern Cal. (1981-82), Texas (1988-89), Long Beach State (1989-90 and 1993-94), Stanford (2004-05), UCLA (2011-12)
6 UCLA (1984-85), Stanford (1992-93)

Winning Streaks by School

School Winning Streak (Years)
Hawaii 9 (1987-88), 8 (1982-84)
Long Beach State 10 (1998-99) 7 (1989-90 and 1993-94)
Nebraska 10 (2000-01), 9 (2006-07), 8 (1995-96)
Pacific 11 (1985-87)
Penn State 26 (2007-11), 14 (2013-15), 9 (1999-2000)
Stanford 12 (1996-98), 11 (2001-02), 8 (1994-95), 7 (2005-05), 6 (1992-93)
Texas 10 (2012-13), 7 (1988-89)
UCLA 14 (1990-92), 7 (2011-12), 6 (1984-85)
USC 16 (2002-04), 7 (1981-82)
Washington 10 (2005-06)

Story Extras

2015 Division I Tournament Bracket

NCAA Division I Tournament History

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