Florida State is on the fast track to the championship, topping No. 3 seed Hawaii 3-2 and moving on to the championship match. The Sandbows and No. 1 UCLA will battle it out Sunday for a chance to face the Seminoles.
After an unpredictable day on the beach Friday, four more matches are on tap for Saturday’s NCAA Beach Championships action with all airing live on ESPN2 and individual court video streaming on ESPN3.com.
Harper Goldfarb of Sherman Oaks, Jordan Polo of Danville and Andreea Paduraru of Pleasanton have each submitted a Statement of Intent to Register and will begin attending Cal in the fall, joining the beach program in the spring.
Only twice in NCAA beach volleyball championship history has there been an upset where the seed difference was more than 1. The other: last year, where #4 Florida State beat #2 UCLA in the semi-finals of the elimination bracket. The other small handful of upsets have all been 1-seed differences.
The top four seeds moved on in the winner’s bracket, dropping just one pairing of the 13 played to completion….
The 2018 NCAA beach volleyball championship is underway in Gulf Shores, Alabama. This year, for the first time, the television…
The beach at Gulf Shores currently has a red-flag warning, indicated an elevated level of risk for swimmers.
With such a tough field, and no obvious alignment to point to, this one is a lot about gut-feelings. UCLA should roll through the winners bracket untouched, but the question then becomes can anybody beat them twice?
Senior Madeline Mertz and sophomore Kaylie McHugh were named among 48 American Volleyball Coaches Association Top Flight Award winners, the organization announced Thursday.
UCLA junior Nicole McNamara was voted Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Player of the Year and is part of the duo that was voted Pac-12 Pair of the Year with her twin sister Megan McNamara, the Conference office announced today. USC’s Tina Graudina was voted the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year while UCLA’s Stein Metzger was named Pac-12 Coach of the Year for the second-straight year.