NCAA volleyball comes to Ames

Stanford volleyball

Top-seeded Stanford University is one of four teams playing in the Ames Regional of the NCAA Division I Volleyball Championships, Dec. 12-13, at Hilton Coliseum. It is the first time Iowa State has hosted a regional volleyball event. The Cyclones were eliminated from the tournament with a second-round loss at the University of Illinois in Champaign last week.

No. 1 Stanford, led by two-time Pac-12 Conference setter of the year Mandi Bugg (above), faces Oregon State at 5 p.m. Friday, followed by a match between No. 8 Florida and No. 9 Illinois at 7 p.m. Winners will play in the regional final at 8 p.m. Saturday. All-session tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for youth. Single-session tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for youth. Photo courtesy of Stanford athletics.