Fans can get their first glimpse of the 2019 University of Hawai’i beach volleyball squad when the SandBows host a weekend of competition at Queen’s Beach this November.
Hawaii Beach has a class of 2021 commit in Megan Widener.
A pair of high-level junior college transfers will bolster LBSU Beach’s 2019 roster.
Former Washington indoor/beach player Crissy Jones is headed to Cal Poly Beach for 2019.
In addition to the Division I indoor champions Nebraska (above), Division I beach champions UCLA, Division II indoor champions Concordia – St. Paul, and NAIA champions Lindsey Wilson College were also honored.
NCAA beach pairs grabbed three of the top five spots at the World University Beach Championships with UCLA’s Nicole McNamara and Megan McNamara bringing home the gold medal, representing Canada. Germans Dan John/Eric Stadie earned the men’s gold.
The World University Beach Championships will pit Canadians Megan McNamara/Nicole McNamara against Spain’s Maria Belen Carro/Paula Soria for the title on Friday.
The NCAA beach volleyball scene remains in the world spotlight as three collegiate sides have made their way to the World University Beach Championships final eight.
The eight pools titles were awarded on Tuesday and the first elimination round finished setting the table for Wednesday’s second round action. Americans Claire Coppola/Kristen Nuss and Emily Sonny/Torrey Van Winden and Canadians Nicole McNamara/Megan McNamara were among the group winners.
Claire Coppola/Kristen Nuss of LSU and Emily Sonny/Torrey Van Winden of Cal Poly went 2-0 to open the World University Beach Championships representing the United States, while UCLA stars Nicole McNamara/Megan McNamara also won two matches representing Canada.