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1983 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Tournament

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Winning coach  Dave Shoji (2nd title)
Champions  Hawaiʻi (2nd NCAA (3rd National) title)
Runner-up  UCLA (2nd NCAA (8th National) title match)
Semifinalists  Stanford (2nd Final Four) Pacific (2nd Final Four)
Final Four All-Tournament Team  Deitre Collins (Hawaiʻi) Joyce Kaapuni (Hawaiʻi) Kori Pulaski (Hawaiʻi) Patty Orozko (UCLA) Kari Rush (Stanford) Jan Sanders (Pacific)

The 1983 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Tournament was the third year of the NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship. It began with 28 teams and ended on December 19 when Hawaiʻi defeated UCLA 3 games to 0 in the NCAA championship match. Hawaiʻi won their second straight title.

In the consolation match, Stanford defeated Pacific to claim third place.

The Final Four was held in Lexington, Kentucky at the Memorial Coliseum. The championship match attendance of 1,812 remains the lowest attendance ever for a NCAA national championship match.

NCAA Tournament records

There are four NCAA tournament records that were set during the 1983 NCAA tournament that have not yet been broken.

  • Solo blocks, match (individual record) - Marsha Bond, Kentucky - 11 (vs. Hawaiʻi)
  • Solo blocks, match (team record) - 25 (Kentucky vs. Hawaiʻi)
  • Solo blocks, tournament (team record) - Hawaiʻi, 35 (11 vs. Tennessee, 10 vs. Kentucky, 6 vs. Stanford, 8 vs. UCLA)
  • Hitting percentage, match (team record) - Stanford, .667 (vs. Pacific)
  • References

    1983 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Tournament Wikipedia

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