Senior Madeline Mertz and sophomore Kaylie McHugh were named among 48 American Volleyball Coaches Association Top Flight Award winners, the organization announced Thursday.
Following another record-setting season and its third straight berth in the NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship, No. 2 Pepperdine dominated the All- West Coast Conference and major individual honors as announced today. The Waves swept all four major honors and placed five on the first team.
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.
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.
Pepperdine captain Corinne Quiggle (left) and her partner Deahna Kraft (right) will lead their team into the NCAA Championship on Friday against LSU.
The University of Hawai’i beach volleyball team will vie for the national title in the NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship, May 4-6, in Gulf Shores, Ala. The 3rd-seeded Rainbow Wahine (35-3) open tournament action on Friday, May 4 at 1 p.m. ET (7:00 a.m. HT) against No. 6 seed South Carolina.
Prior to the NCAA selection show on Sunday, the LSU beach volleyball team was awarded the Tiger Cup for its on and off-court accomplishments during the 2016-17 academic year.
A limited number of tickets available for the second induction dinner of the Southern California Indoor Volleyball Hall of Fame on Sunday night, May 6.
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.
Courtesy: Cal Poly Athletics HONOLULU — Cal Poly beach volleyball’s No. 1 pairing of sophomore Torrey Van Winden and freshman Tiadora Miric won four…