Hawaii’s Emily Maglio/Ka’iwi Schucht have earned this week’s AVCA Beach Pair of the Week after helping the Rainbow Wahine to a perfect 5-0 weekend.
The top-5 teams remain the same in this week’s AVCA Beach Rankings, with Pepperdine holding onto the #1 slot.
This weekend’s beach volleyball action saw no top-5 team drop a match while just one big upset took place as UAB took down #8 South Carolina 3-2.
This week’s VolleyMob Beach Pair of the Week posted a 6-0 record despite facing off with ranked opponents in four matches. Hawaii’s No. 3 duo of Morgan Martin and Lea Monkhouse dropped just one set on the week, while registering two wins each over No. 3 USC and No. 12 Grand Canyon and Nebraska.
Pepperdine has retained their #1 ranking in the AVCA Beach Rankings this week after an undefeated 4-0 weekend at the Gamecock Grand Slam.
At the No. 3 position, Hawaii’s Morgan Martin (Mission Viejo, Calif./Capistrano Valley HS) and Lea Monkhouse (Mississauga, Ont., Canada/Capistrano Valley HS) earned Big West Pairs Team of the Week honors for the second-straight week after a perfect 6-0 weekend.
Cal Poly goes undefeated in their first pair of home matches for the 2018 beach season.
Pepperdine remains the #1 team in the country after escaping the East Meets West Tournament with a 4-0 mark.
Pepperdine has emerged as the new #1 beach squad in the nation after taking wins over former #1 USC and UCLA this past week.