NCAA Names Florida, Kentucky, PSU & Stanford As Top-4 Tournament Teams

  0 Carly DeMarque | November 26th, 2017 | College - Women's Indoor, News

2017 Women’s NCAA Tournament

  • November 30-December 16
  • Selection Show

The NCAA has announced their top-four seeds of the NCAA Tournament – Florida, Kentucky, Penn State and Stanford (in alphabetical order) these teams claim the #1 seed in their region and automatically claim hosting honors for the First and Second Rounds of the tournament.

*In alphabetical order


  • The Gators clinch a #1 seed in the tournament after a 25-1 showing, losing only to Kentucky this season
  • Florida took home their 23rd SEC championship
  • 7th in national attendance


  • Kentucky earns a wildcard #1 spot in the tournament with a 26-3 record
  • The Wildcats took down then-#1 Florida earlier in the season but fell to them in the second meeting in the SEC for a 17-1 SEC record
  • Co-SEC Champions with Florida

Penn State

  • Penn State was the obvious choice to receive a top-four selection in the tournament with a dominant 29-1 record on the year
  • The Nittany Lions claimed a share of the Big Ten title – their 17th in program history, sharing with Nebraska – with whom is their only loss of the year and their first time being swept at home in 15 years


  • Stanford, another obvious choice, slid into the top-four after a 26-3 season
  • The Cardinals claimed the Pac-12 title with a 19-1 record, losing to Washington just two weeks ago
  • Stanford returns a large number of their core group that won the 2016 national title

VolleyMob predicted 3/4 of the top-four seeds, with Kentucky sliding in as the underdog choice to take Nebraska out of the running.

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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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