Photo gallery Badgers burn Phoenix, advance in NCAAs
The sixth-seeded Wisconsin volleyball team earned a first-round victory over Green Bay Thursday night at the UW Field House on the first day of the 2018 NCAA Tournament. The Badgers swept the Phoenix, 25-9, 27-25, 25-15. The Badgers face Pepperdine Friday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in the UW Field House. First serve is set for 7 p.m. and tickets may be purchased at the gate.
Young fans high-five Wisconsin libero Riley Bell (5) as the Badgers head onto the court.
Tionna Williams (11) and teammates huddle before the game.
Volleyball team members huddle around head coach Kelly Sheffield, at lower center, during a time out.
Wisconsin liberos Riley Bell (5) and Tiffany Clark (17) come up short in their full-body dives.
Wisconsin libero M.E. Dodge (19) dives for the ball.
At bottom, Wisconsin setter Sydney Hilley (2) bumps the ball during the match against UW-Green Bay.
Wisconsin outside hitter Grace Loberg (21) spikes the ball.
Wisconsin libero M.E. Dodge (19) celebrates a point.
The Badgers celebrate winning a hard-fought second match over the Phoenix.
Badger fans link arms and sing "Varsity" after the victory.
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