Big Ten Controls Attendance Records For Nearly A Decade

  0 Carly DeMarque | December 16th, 2016 | ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, College - Women's Indoor, Division I Mid-Major, Division II, NCAA D3, News, Pac 12, SEC, WCC

Over the last decade, the Big Ten has led the pack in attendance to their volleyball matches with an average of 2,834 coming in 2015.

The Big Ten is a 14 team conference, who hosted 211 matches in the 2015 season, totaling 597,945 fans attending their matches throughout the season. The next closest was the Pac-12, who hosted 176 matches for a total attendance of 258,916 fans and an average of 1,471.

The leader of the Big Ten the past three season goes to Nebraska, who on average has 8,206 dedicated fans show up to their matches.

Before the Huskers took over the reigns of most attendees, Hawaii took claim with the most attendance from 1998-2012. The Rainbow Wahine’s yearly average fluctuated from the low 6,000’s to the mid 7,000 range.

In Division II, Alaska Anchorage took the reigns as they averaged 1,481 fans in 2015. This is the first season that Alaska Anchorage has made it to the top of the attendance leaders list. Nebraska-Kearney is the leader of the board being named attendance leader 14 times since 1998.

Taking back their lead in Division III is Calvin, who averaged more attendees (744) than Hope who took the lead the past two seasons.

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About Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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