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Hawaii Tabbed as #1 Seed as Big West Beach Championships Field is Set

The Big West Beach Championships are slated for April 27-29 on Queens Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii, with the team title being awarded on Saturday and the pairs champion being crowned on Sunday. 

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Former All-ACC OH Julia Scoles Transfers to Hawaii for Beach

Former All-ACC First-Teamer and Freshman of the Year Julia Scoles is transferring from North Carolina for beach volleyball at Hawaii.

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Cal State Northridge’s Sato/Owens Named Big West Pair of the Week

At the No. 1 pair, Cal State Northridge’s Katie Sato (Calabasas, Calif./Agora HS) and Aeryn Owens (Alta Loma, Calif./Alta Loma HS) earned Big West Pairs Team of the Week Honors after a perfect weekend on the sand.

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Top 11 Remain in Tact in Final AVCA Beach Poll Before NCAAs

With one week left before the NCAA Championship selections are made, there were no changes to the Top 11 spots in the AVCA Top 20 Beach poll.

Long Beach State Lands 2019 OH/DS Savannah Lyons for Beach Volleyball

Class of 2019 recruit Savannah Lyons commits to LBSU’s beach team for the 2020 season.

Cal Poly Sweeps Vanguard, San Jose State in Regular Season Finale

The No. 4 Cal Poly beach volleyball team finished out its regular season Friday by sweeping both of its opponents, Vanguard and San Jose State, 5-0 on the courts of Pismo Beach.

USC Bests LBSU, GCU to Wrap Regular Season, Cal Also Wins Tuesday

No. 5 USC wrapped up its home and regular season slates with a pair of Top 20 victories over No. 6 Long Beach State and No. 16 Grand Canyon on Tuesday. Meanwhile, No. 13 Cal edged No. 20 Saint Mary’s.

Washington Tops #13 Cal, Stetson Wins ASUN, Utah Earns First Wins Saturday

Saturday’s beach action saw Washington upset No. 13 Cal, Stetson secure the ASUN title and included the first wins of the season for Utah.

Hawaii Beach Sets New Single-Season Win Total

In a record-breaking season, the No. 3 University of Hawai’i women’s beach volleyball team hit another new milestone following a pair of 5-0 wins over Boise State and Arizona State Saturday at the T.C. Ching Athletic Complex.

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UC Davis Announces New Varsity Beach Volleyball, Equestrian Teams

The University of California, Davis (UCD) has announced that it will add two new sports to its intercollegiate offerings with…

VolleyMob Beach Pair of the Week: Greisen/Gordon, Cal Poly

A 4-0 record, including three wins over ranked teams, earned Cal Poly’s Raeann Greisen and Macy Gordon our VolleyMob Beach Pair of the Week honors.

Pepperdine Beach Closes Regular Season This Week

The No. 2 Pepperdine beach volleyball team returns to the beach this week, first traveling to No. 4 USC on Tuesday before returning to Zuma Beach in Malibu on Saturday for a round-robin with No. 5 Cal Poly and No. 12 Arizona.

Arizona Upsets Cal; #8 LSU, #1 UCLA Grab Two Top 20 Wins on Saturday

Hawaii’s Emily Maglio and Ka’iwi Schucht boosted their win streak to a record 17 matches as the Rainbow Wahine went 3-0, while Arizona’s Jonny Baham and Brooke Burling led the Wildcats to an upset win over No. 14 Cal and a 4-0 mark on the weekend.

Surf & Turf Invite Brings Upsets, #2 UCLA Def. #1 Pepperdine

This week of beach volleyball brought a number of top-20 match-up that included #2 UCLA taking down #1 Pepperdine in a 4-1 battle

#6 Cal Poly Edges #5 LBSU; 49ers Rebound in Big West Challenge Split

The final day of the Big West Challenge in Sacramento, California, brought mixed results for No. 5 Long Beach State as the 49ers were bested by No. 6 Cal Poly, but rebounded in the tournament finale with a 5-0 win over host Sacramento State.

Four Upsets, Two by No. 12 FIU, Highlight Friday’s Beach Play

The AVCA Top 20 played 24 matches on Friday, with four upsets highlighting the slate. No. 12 Florida International topped No. 11 Grand Canyon and No. 8 South Carolina at the Surf & Turf Invitational in Miami, while No. 2 UCLA, No. 3 Hawaii, No. 6 Cal Poly, No. 9 Georgia State and No. 10 LSU cruised through the day.

#16 LMU Goes 3-0, #19 Saint Mary’s Splits In Thursday Beach Matchups

Thursday night beach action saw #16 Loyola Marymount win their three final home matches while #19 Saint Mary’s split their matches.

#5 LBSU Handles Oregon, #19 Saint Mary’s, LMU Downs CSUN

#5 LBSU had no troubles running through their opponents during a mid-week matchup, sweeping both Oregon and #19 Saint Mary’s.

Schucht Becomes Hawaii’s All-Time Dual Match Win Leader

Amidst a 5-0 record last week, Hawaii senior Ka’iwi Schucht made history on the sand, becoming the school’s all-time leader in dual match wins against Nebraska on March 20.