MADISON, Wis. (WFRV) – For the third straight season, Wisconsin is heading to the national semifinals – and this time, it got a rivalry win in the process.
The fourth-seeded Badgers swept No. 12 Minnesota 25-18, 26-24, 25-22 at the UW Fieldhouse for its third straight NCAA Regional title.
Wisconsin has won 18 straight sets and continues to sweep its way through the NCAA Tournament field.
Senior All-American Dana Rettke led the way for the Badgers with 15 kills. Devyn Robinson pitched in 11 kills and a team-high six blocks. The Badgers held Minnesota to just .079 hitting in the final set.
Wisconsin now travels to the Final Four in Columbus, Ohio, to face No. 1 Louisville. The undefeated Cardinals earned the tournament’s top seed after winning the ACC.