The East vs. West Tournament featured a strong lineup from each coast this weekend, forming one of the biggest competitions of the 2018 beach volleyball season.
LSU became the 6th team since USC began varsity beach volleyball in 2012 to earn a win over the Trojans.
The Cal beach volleyball team takes a three-match winning streak into the Stanford Tournament, where the Golden Bears will have a busy weekend with four duals during a span of about 30 hours.
Pepperdine has emerged as the new #1 beach squad in the nation after taking wins over former #1 USC and UCLA this past week.
Maddie Dilfer (#12), daughter of Super Bowl-winning quarterback Trent Dilver, and Jordan Ferrari celebrate a win on Saturday.
UCLA and Pepperdine’s beach squads have both taken down the top team in the nation USC on Wednesday.
The first week of the NCAA beach season has ended with four teams earning their respective conference pairs of the week honors.
Cal’s senior captain, Teya Neff, is out indefinitely with an undisclosed injury.
USC stays in the #1 position this week after a 4-0 start to the year while Hawaii moves up to #2 after a 3-1 weekend at the Rainbow Wahine Classic.