BYU’s Amy Boswell Usevitch was one of 6 volleyball players named to the 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year top 30.
Tulane Beach has made a huge addition via the transfer market in former Florida State AVCA Top Flight pick Eva Torruella.
Former Miami (FL) outside hitter Brooke McDermott is continuing her volleyball career by heading to the sand at FIU Beach.
LSU Beach has bolstered its 2019 roster with Caitlin Broadwell, a graduate transfer and former all-conference pick at CSU Pueblo.
A pair of transfers are joining the Florida Gulf Coast Beach volleyball program for the 2019 season.
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.