The 1979 NCAA Men’s Volleyball Tournament was the 10th annual tournament to determine the national champion of NCAA men’s college volleyball. The tournament was played at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, California during May 1979.
UCLA defeated USC in the final match, 3–1 (12–15, 15–12, 15–11, 15–7), to win their seventh national title. Coached by Al Scates, the Bruins finished the season undefeated at 30 – 0.
UCLA’s Sinjin Smith was named Most Outstanding Player of the tournament….when an All-tournament team of seven players was also named.
In this video seen herewith…..our viewers get to see Game 4 of the finals between USA vs. UCLA…..as seen on ABC’s Wide World of Sports….with action being brought by broadcast legend Jim McKay and his sidekick Bob Beattie.