In an upgrade from the 2017 coverage, all 14 matches will be broadcast live, an improvement over a three-hour timeslot on day one and two. The broadcasts also will be coming on the ESPN family of networks, vs. truTV, which aired the preliminary matches and TBS which showed the championship match.
VolleyMob sat down with the NCAA Selection Committee Chair, Kelcey Roegiers, the associate athletics director at Georgia State, to answer all of the questions on how the NCAA Beach Championships field was selected Sunday and why one team got in over another or how the seedings came about, etc.
The 8 teams chosen for the 2018 NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship will be announced on Sunday at 7PM Eastern Time….
The 2018 Pac-12 Champions UCLA are almost assured of the #1 seed. After that, things are wide open for Gulf Shores.
No. 1-ranked and top-seeded UCLA defeated USC to claim the Bruins’ first-ever Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championship crown on Saturday afternoon at the Stanford Beach Volleyball Stadium. The Bruins did not drop a dual in the three-day event, extending their program-record win streak to 30 in a row.
Four teams remain at the Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championship, including top-seeded and top-ranked UCLA, No. 2-seed USC and No. 3-seed Cal. No. 6 Washington played spoiler, recording an upset over host-and No. 4-seed Stanford to advance to the final day and get a chance to compete for the Pac-12 title.
The top four seeds of the third-annual Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championship advanced on the first day of the event held at Stanford Beach Volleyball Stadium in Stanford, Calif., including top-ranked and top-seeded UCLA, which swept its opponent, 5-0, to move on to the second day.
Junior Grace Campbell and freshman Maddie Micheletti made history on Tuesday as the duo earned the University of California beach volleyball program’s first ever Pac-12 Beach Pair of the Week nod.
Utah, who went 4-10 overall in the regular-season, earned the No. 8 seed in the tournament and will match up first with No. 9-seeded Oregon (2-8).
The nation’s top-ranked team, UCLA was tabbed the No. 1 seed in the third-annual Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championship to be held Thursday-Saturday, April 26-28 on the campus of Stanford University. Seedings were determined by a ranking of the league’s coaches.