Pepperdine’s No. 4 pairing Skylar Caputo and Alexis Filippone were a big part of the team’s success against Top 5 teams, going 4-0 on the week en route to VolleyMob Pair of the Week honors.
Pepperdine has emerged as the new #1 beach squad in the nation after taking wins over former #1 USC and UCLA this past week.
Pacific garnered a commitment from class of 2019 middle blocker Sedona Sherman to play both indoors and beach.
Maddie Dilfer (#12), daughter of Super Bowl-winning quarterback Trent Dilver, and Jordan Ferrari celebrate a win on Saturday.
Both teams are their states’ only NCAA beach volleyball programs, making Friday’s match even more significant than just the result.
The Green Wave begin the 2018 regular season this weekend at the Fight in the Fort in Fort Worth, Texas, facing host #14 TCU and Arizona State at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, respectively, before playing #8 Cal Poly at 10 a.m. Sunday.
In her second entry, Missouri State beach player Taylor Fricano discusses her journey to opening weekend, her partner and their development as well as the pressure of being the team’s No. 1 duo.
The No. 4/3 Florida State beach volleyball team will host the earliest home event the team has ever seen as it participates in the FSU Invitational on March 2-3.
UCLA and Pepperdine’s beach squads have both taken down the top team in the nation USC on Wednesday.
The 14th-ranked TCU beach volleyball team will close out the home portion of its 2018 schedule at the Fight in the Fort on Saturday and Sunday at the TCU Beach Courts.