Arizona State Enters Top-15 After Upsetting #8 Arizona – Week One

  0 Carly DeMarque | March 06th, 2017 | ASUN Conference, Beach, Big West, CCSA, College - Beach, News, Pac-12, Rankings, West Coast Conference

The top-two teams remain the same and undefeated after the first weekend of the NCAA beach volleyball season.

Reigning champions USC took on #3 Pepperdine and #4 UCLA, who swapped spots, in the first week, taking them out with ease. Long Beach State and Georgia State each moved up one position to #6 and #7, respectively.

After a tough weekend, Arizona dropped two spots to #8 after losing to #5 Hawaii and Arizona State, who joins this weeks rankings tied for #12. Also joining this weeks top-15 rankings is South Carolina at #15 after posting a 4-0 record on the weekend. Arizona State and South Carolina take the place of Tulane and California who were ranked #15 and #14, respectively. Despite a 4-0 first weekend, Stanford fell one position to #14.

1 Southern California 2-0 1
2 Florida State 2-0 2
3 Pepperdine 1-1 4
4 UCLA 2-2 3
5 Hawai’i 4-0 5
6 Long Beach State 2-0 7
7 Georgia State 4-0 8
8 Arizona 1-2 6
9 Stetson 1-2 9
10 LSU 1-2 10
11 Grand Canyon 4-1 12
T-12 Florida International 5-1 11
T-12 Arizona State 2-1 NR
14 Stanford 4-0 13
15 South Carolina 4-0 NR

Others receiving votes: California, Tulane, TCU, Florida Atlantic, Saint Mary’s, Loyola Marymount, Cal Poly, New Mexico, North Florida, UNC Wilmington, Nebraska

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About Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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