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YearChampionScoreRunner-upWinning CoachSiteOther Semifinalists
2020CANCELLEDdue toCOVID-19PANDEMICSmoothie King Center (New Orleans, Louisiana)-
2019Baylor (37-1)82-81Notre DameKim MulkeyAmalie Arena (Tampa, Florida)Connecticut & Oregon
2018Notre Dame (34-3)61-58Mississippi StateMuffet McGrawNationwide Arena (Columbus, Ohio)Connecticut & Louisville
2017South Carolina (33-4)67-55Mississippi StateDawn StaleyAmerican Airlines Center (Dallas, Texas)Connecticut & Stanford
2016Connecticut (38-0)82-51SyracuseGeno AuriemmaBankers Life Fieldhouse (Indianapolis, Indiana)Oregon State & Washington
2015Connecticut (38-1)63-53Notre DameGeno AuriemmaAmalie Arena (Tampa, Florida)South Carolina & Maryland
2014Connecticut (40-0)79-58Notre DameGeno AuriemmaBridgestone Arena (Nashville, Tennessee)Stanford & Maryland
2013Connecticut (35-4)93-60LouisvilleGeno AuriemmaNew Orleans Arena (New Orleans, Louisiana)Notre Dame & California
2012Baylor (40-0)80-61Notre DameKim MulkeyPepsi Center (Denver, Colorado)Stanford & Connecticut
2011Texas A&M (33-5)76-70Notre DameGary BlairConseco Fieldhouse (Indianapolis, Indiana)Connecticut & Stanford
2010Connecticut (39-0)53-47StanfordGeno AuriemmaAlamodome (San Antonio, Texas)Baylor & Oklahoma
2009Connecticut (39-0)76-54LouisvilleGeno AuriemmaScottrade Center (St. Louis, Missouri)Stanford & Oklahoma
2008Tennessee (36-2)64-48StanfordPat SummittSt. Pete Times Forum (Tampa, Florida)LSU & Connecticut
2007Tennessee (34-3)59-46RutgersPat SummittQuicken Loans Arena (Cleveland, Ohio)North Carolina & LSU
2006Maryland (34-4)78-75 (OT)DukeBrenda FreseTD Banknorth Garden (Boston, Massachusetts)North Carolina & LSU
2005Baylor (33-3)84-62Michigan StateKim MulkeyRCA Dome (Indianapolis, Indiana)LSU & Tennessee
2004Connecticut (31-4)70-61TennesseeGeno AuriemmaNew Orleans Arena (New Orleans, Louisiana)Minnesota & LSU
2003Connecticut (37-1)73-68TennesseeGeno AuriemmaGeorgia Dome (Atlanta, Georgia)Texas & Duke
2002Connecticut (39-0)82-70OklahomaGeno AuriemmaAlamodome (San Antonio, Texas)Tennessee & Duke
2001Notre Dame (34-2)68-66PurdueMuffet McGrawSavvis Center (St. Louis, Missouri)Connecticut & Southwest Missouri State
2000Connecticut (36-1)71-52TennesseeGeno AuriemmaFirst Union Center (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)Rutgers & Penn State
1999Purdue (34-1)62-45DukeCarolyn PeckSan Jose Arena (San Jose, California)Louisiana Tech & Georgia
1998Tennessee (39-0)93-75Louisiana TechPat SummittKemper Arena (Kansas City, Missouri)Arkansas & North Carolina State
1997Tennessee (29-10)68-59Old DominionPat SummittRiverfront Coliseum (Cincinnati, Ohio)Notre Dame & Stanford
1996Tennessee (32-4)83-65GeorgiaPat SummittCharlotte Coliseum (Charlotte, North Carolina)Connecticut & Stanford
1995Connecticut (35-0)70-64TennesseeGeno AuriemmaTarget Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota)Stanford & Georgia
1994North Carolina (33-2)60-59Louisiana TechSylvia HatchellRichmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)Purdue & Alabama
1993Texas Tech (31-3)84-82Ohio StateMarsha SharpOmni Coliseum (Atlanta, Georgia)Iowa & Vanderbilt
1992Stanford (30-3)78-62Western KentuckyTara VanDerveerLos Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (Los Angeles, California)Southwest Missouri State & Virginia
1991Tennessee (30-5)70-67 (OT)VirginiaPat SummittLakefront Arena (New Orleans, Louisiana)Connecticut & Stanford
1990Stanford (32-1)88-81AuburnTara VanDerveerThompson-Boling Arena (Knoxville, Tennessee)Virginia & Louisiana Tech
1989Tennessee (35-2)76-60AuburnPat SummittTacoma Dome (Tacoma, Washington)Louisiana Tech & Maryland
1988Louisiana Tech (32-2)56-54AuburnLeon BarmoreTacoma Dome (Tacoma, Washington)Long Beach State & Tennessee
1987Tennessee (28-6)67-44Louisiana TechPat SummittFrank Erwin Center (Austin, Texas)Texas & Long Beach State
1986Texas (34-0)97-81USCJody ConradtRupp Arena (Lexington, Kentucky)Western Kentucky & Tennessee
1985Old Dominion (31-3)70-65GeorgiaMarianne StanleyFrank Erwin Center (Austin, Texas)Western Kentucky & Northeast Louisiana
1984Southern California (29-4)72-61TennesseeLinda SharpPauley Pavilion (Los Angeles, California)Cheyney State & Louisiana Tech
1983Southern California (31-2)69-67Louisiana TechLinda SharpNorfolk Scope (Norfolk, Virginia)Old Dominion & Georgia
1982Louisiana Tech (35-1)76-62Cheyney StateSonja HoggNorfolk Scope (Norfolk, Virginia)Tennessee & Maryland