Morehead State is bringing on grad transfer Georgia Childers from Northern Kentucky.
In a stacked qualifying pool, only four teams per gender advanced through Thursday’s matches into the main draw. Seeds 2, 3, 5 and 9 made it through on the women’s side, while No. 1 qualifier Melissa Humana-Paredes/Sarah Pavan were knocked out. On the men’s side, seeds 1, 2, 4 and 6 advanced, including top seed Ty Loomis/Piotr Marciniak.
Head Coach Marcio Sicoli added a familiar face to the coaching staff for the 2018-19 campaign, hiring former volunteer assistant Jon Dazé as Assistant Coach. Dazé was a member of the coaching staff that led the Pepperdine beach volleyball program to its second AVCA National Championship crown in 2014.
According to our research, 37 Division I indoor volleyball players participated in a second sport in 2017-18. Several were award winners in their second sports.
The University of New Mexico is struggling to meet federal Title IX requirements, the school’s athletic director says, and an independent report puts beach volleyball at the center of the school’s gender equality issues.
After ranking in the top five in career blocks at Minnesota indoors, Molly Lohman is heading to TCU Beach for one final season.
Houston Baptist hosted and won the 2018 Southland Conference beach volleyball showcase.
The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced Marcio Sicoli as the AVCA National Assistant Coach of the Year on Monday.
VolleyMob first, second and third team All-America honors recognize the top three teams from courts 1 through 5. UCLA’s Megan McNamara/Nicole McNamara (Court 1), Lily Justine/Sarah Sponcil (Court 2), Izzy Carey/Megan Muret (Court 5), Hawaii’s Carly Kan/Laurel Weaver (Court 3) and Pepperdine’s Skylar Caputo/Alexis Filippone (Court 4) make up the first team.
Forty-six athletes were named to the 2018 Pac-12 Conference Beach Volleyball All-Academic teams, Commissioner Larry Scott announced on Friday.