The No. 5 University of Hawaii beach volleyball team went a perfect 3-0 for the second straight day en route to capturing the Outrigger Resorts Hawai’i Invitational championship Sunday at Queen’s Beach.
The No. 5 University of Hawai’i beach volleyball team (7-3) will take on a trio of teams—including West Coach rival USC (8-4), when it hosts the Outrigger Hawai’i Invitational, March 17-18 at Queens Beach.
Pepperdine remains the #1 team in the country after escaping the East Meets West Tournament with a 4-0 mark.
The East vs. West Tournament featured a strong lineup from each coast this weekend, forming one of the biggest competitions of the 2018 beach volleyball season.
In their first mainland matches of the season, the No. 3 University of Hawai’i beach volleyball team split a pair of matches against No. 4 UCLA and No. 17 Loyola Marymount Thursday at the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center.
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.
UCLA and Pepperdine’s beach squads have both taken down the top team in the nation USC on Wednesday.