The Wisconsin women’s volleyball team has been ranked number-one in the country all season long. Sunday, for the first time in program history, the Badgers earned the top overall seed for the NCAA Tournament.
The tournament was reduced from 64 to 48 teams, giving the top 16 seeds first-round byes. UW (15-0) gets a first-round bye and will open against either Bowling Green 922-1) or Weber State (18-1) at 6 p.m. on April 15 in Omaha. Bowling Green and Weber State will meet in the first round at 6 p.m. on April 14.
Five other Big Ten teams were seeded in the top 16. Minnesota at number-three, Nebraska 5th, Purdue 7th, Ohio State 9th and Penn State 13th.
The Badgers have only lost three sets this season, but they’ve played only three matches since Feb. 22, due to COVID-19 issues [Read more…]