The Wait: Longest championship droughts on college men’s volleyball

Sure the Chicago Cubs ended their World Series drought, but there are plenty of college men’s volleyball teams that enter the upcoming season with length NCAA championship droughts.

Check out the longest championship and NCAA Tournament appearance droughts for current NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball programs.


Longest NCAA championship droughts
T-1. Ball State — 47 years
T-1. UC Santa Barbara — 47 years
3. George Mason — 43 years
4. CSUN — 40 years
5. Harvard — 36 years
6. Fort Wayne — 34 years
7. St. Francis — 33 years
T-8. NJIT — 28 years
T-8. UC San Diego — 28 years
10. USC — 26 years
11. Long Beach State — 25 years
12. Quincy — 23 years
13. Princeton — 20 years
14. Sacred Heart — 20 years
15. Hawai’i — 14 years
16. Lewis — 13 years
17. BYU — 12 years
T-18. Lees-McRae — 11 years
T-18. Mount Olive — 11 years
T-18. Pepperdine — 11 years
21. UCLA — 10 years
22. Penn State — 9 years
T-23. Grand Canyon — 8 years
T-23. King — 8 years
T-24. Limestone — 7 years
T-24. Pfeiffer — 7 years
26. Stanford — 6 years
T-27. Barton — 5 years
T-27. Cal Baptist — 5 years
T-27. Lindenwood — 5 years
T-30. Belmont Abbey — 4 years
T-30. Coker — 4 years
T-30. Erskine — 4 years
T-33. McKendree — 3 years
T-33. UC Irvine — 3 years
T-35. Charleston — 2 years
T-35. Emmanuel — 2 years
T-35. North Greenville — 2 years
T-38. Alderson-Broaddus — 1 year
T-38. Concordia-Irvine — 1 year
T-38. Loyola — 1 year
T-41. Lincoln Memorial — 0 years
T-41. Ohio State — 0 years


Longest NCAA Tournament appearance droughts
1. Harvard — 36 years
2. St. Francis — 33 years
T-3. NJIT — 28 years
T-3. UC San Diego — 28 years
5. Quincy — 23 years
6. Sacred Heart — 20 years
7. Princeton — 18 years
8. Ball State — 14 years
T-9. Lees-McRae — 11 years
T-9. Mount Olive — 11 years
11. Fort Wayne — 9 years
T-12. Grand Canyon — 8 years
T-12. King — 8 years
T-12. Pepperdine — 8 years
15. Limestone — 7 years
16. CSUN — 6 years
T-17. Barton — 5 years
T-17. Cal Baptist — 5 years
T-17. Lindenwood — 5 years
T-17. UC Santa Barbara — 5 years
T-21. Belmont Abbey — 4 years
T-21. Coker — 4 years
T-21. USC — 4 years
24. McKendree — 3 years
T-25. Charleston — 2 years
T-25. Emmanuel — 2 years
T-25. North Greenville — 2 years
T-25. Stanford — 2 years
T-29. Alderson-Broaddus — 1 year
T-29. Concordia-Irvine — 1 year
T-29. Hawai’i — 1 year
T-29. Lewis– 1 year
T-29. Loyola — 1 year
T-29. Penn State — 1 year
T-29. Pfeiffer — 1 year
T-29. UC Irvine — 1 year
T-37. BYU — 0 year
T-37. Erskine — 0 years
T-37. George Mason — 0 years
T-37. Lincoln Memorial — 0 years
T-37. Long Beach State — 0 years
T-37. Ohio State — 0 years
T-37. UCLA — 0 years