Kerri Walsh Jennings has three Olympic gold medals from digging in at the beach. But she's representing at the NCAA volleyball championship this weekend because she never thought she would leave the hardcourt after her title wins at Stanford.
From a superstitious mustache to a team replete with volleyball bloodlines, BYU, Penn State, Texas and Stanford have plenty of unique stories. Yet all have the same goal: Win this weekend's NCAA championship.
Upstart BYU joins powers Penn State, Stanford and Texas in volleyball's national semifinals starting Thursday night, and ESPN's Karch Kiraly says the Nittany Lions will take home a record seventh national championship -- but it'll be close.
The traditional powers are all in the running for this year's NCAA volleyball title. What will it take for the top five seeds to make a run to Oklahoma City? We asked students from each school to lay out a game plan for their respective teams.
Can top-ranked Stanford win its first title in a decade? Mechelle Voepel breaks down the Cardinal's top competition and the biggest storylines in the five things you need to know about the NCAA women's volleyball tournament.
From an epic showdown between UCLA and Virginia to a great story brewing in Carolina (and we don't mean the Tar Heels), Graham Hays has a look at five things you need to know about the next round of the NCAA soccer tournament.