Skip to main content
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit

PHOTOS: Wisconsin Badgers women's volleyball team win national championship

PHOTOS: Wisconsin Badgers women's volleyball team win national championship

The Wisconsin Badgers women's volleyball team defeated Nebraska in the NCAA Division 1 championship game at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, Saturday night. The Badgers bested the Cornhuskers 22-25, 31-29, 25-23, 23-25, 15-12 in a thriller of a final. This is the first championship title for the team.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 02-12192021162001

Wisconsin Badgers Lauren Barnes (1) and Julia Orzol (22) embrace ahead of the start of set 1 of the NCAA Division 1 women’s volleyball championship versus Nebraska.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 03-12192021162001

Wisconsin Badger Lauren Barnes celebrates a point during the first set of the championship final.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 04-12192021162001

Wisconsin Badger Sydney Hilley sets.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 05-12192021162001

Middle Anna Smrek (14) leaps up for a hit during the final game.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 06-12192021162001

Wisconsin Badger Dana Rettke hits on the outside during the NCAA Division 1 women’s volleyball championship.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 07-12192021162001

The Wisconsin Badgers huddle on the court as they start to rally back after losing set 1 of the championship game.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 08-12192021162001

Wisconsin Badgers head coach Kelly Sheffield talks to the team during a challenge by Nebraska.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 09-12192021162001

The Wisconsin Badgers band shows their spirit during the women's volleyball final against Nebraska.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 10-12192021162001

Fans fill the stands a Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, during the NCAA Division 1 women’s volleyball championship on Saturday.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 11-12192021162001

Wisconsin Badger Julia Orzol (22) serves during the NCAA Division 1 women’s volleyball championship.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 12-12192021162001

The Wisconsin Badgers celebrate the final point, a point that is overturned upon review, during the NCAA Division 1 women’s volleyball championship versus Nebraska. Wisconsin went on to win the match 3 sets to 2.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 13-12192021162001

The Wisconsin Badgers celebrate the final point, a point that is overturned upon review.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 14-12192021162001

Wisconsin Badger Jade Demps celebrates the “official” championship winning kill by Dana Rettke, defeating Big 10 rival Nebraska. 

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 15-12192021162001

The Wisconsin Badgers celebrate defeating Big 10 rival Nebraska in the NCAA Division 1 women’s volleyball championship.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 16-12192021162001

The Wisconsin Badgers celebrate defeating Big 10 rival Nebraska in the NCAA Division 1 women’s volleyball championship.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 17-12192021162001

The Wisconsin Badgers women's volleyball team celebrates their first championship.

Badgers Volleyball Champs 121821 18-12192021162001

The Wisconsin Badgers women's volleyball team kisses their trophy while laying in a pile of confetti following their championship win against Nebraska.

Share your opinion on this topic by sending a letter to the editor to tctvoice@madison.com. Include your full name, hometown and phone number. Your name and town will be published. The phone number is for verification purposes only. Please keep your letter to 250 words or less.