McAuley Aquatic Center to Host 2022 NCAA Championships

Isaac Cain
April 20, 2017

The NCAA announced tournament sites for the next five years Tuesday, including several championship games in SC and one tournament in Myrtle Beach.

"It is an incredible opportunity to have the NCAA Championships in the city of Pittsburgh", new Pitt head coach Keith Gavin said in the press release.

Greenville was a host for the first two rounds of this year's event, after it was moved out of North Carolina because of HB2, North Carolina's bathroom bill that forced the NCAA and ACC championship events out of the state. Minnesota hosted the 1988 NCAA Women's Volleyball Championships at Williams Arena. The NCAA announced more than 600 host sites for championships in all Divisions from 2017-18 through the 2021-22 academic year.

Omaha has proven to be the most attended host site in NCAA women's volleyball history, as five of the top six attendance figures all-time have been set at CenturyLink Center Omaha. Kansas City will host the Division I men's basketball regional in 2019. It will mark the third time the Seminoles will host a regional with one upcoming in 2018. "We are looking forward to another four-year relationship with DIII championships".

Kansas City and Sporting Park will now host the game through the 2021 season after hosting the event since the 2014 campaign.

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Lindenwood was selected by the NCAA to host the 2020 National Championship in Men's and Women's Tennis.

The UMHB athletic department has hosted numerous NCAA football and basketball postseason contests and also hosted a men's soccer First Round game in 2009. The first three times the Razorbacks hosted, they advanced to the NCAA Championship.

The women's golf team, which had a regional at U-Club in 2016, will get it back May 10-12, 2021. A total of 613 sites in 43 states were awarded for this cycle.

Pittsburg, Kan., and Pittsburg State will hold the Division II indoor track championships in 2019 and 2022.

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