Long Beach State leads the list as they try to defend their title with plenty of competition just in their league coming.
A few tidbits from the National Championship Saturday night.
In a rematch of the first NCAA title match back in 1970, No. 1 Long Beach State reversed its fortune and earned a five-set come-from-behind victory over UCLA on Saturday night, claiming its first NCAA title since 1991.
Coach Alan Knipe spoke on his team’s breakthrough to their first national championship after semi-final losses in each of the last 2 years.
A common theme arose when the Long Beach State players and head coach Alan Knipe took the stage in front of the NCAA media contingent on Wednesday: the team does not see themselves as the favorite and is looking to build on team chemistry and past experiences to push through to a national title.
#1 Long Beach State won the inaugural Big West Conference tournament with a straight-set victory over #4 Hawai’i Saturday night.
No. 1 Long Beach State’s bid to run the table on the 2018 season was cut short Saturday evening as…
MATCH STATS #1 Long Beach State def. #10 UC Santa Barbara 3-1 (24-26, 25-15, 25-14, 25-20) Long Beach State moves…
It was a short night for the top two teams in the country with No. 1 Long Beach State and No. 2 Hawaii making quick work of their foes in sweeps. The victory moves the 49ers to 16-0, marking the program’s best start since 1992.
The top 10 teams held rank on Friday night with No. 1 Long Beach State, No. 2 Hawaii, No. 5 Loyola, No. 8 Lewis, No. 9 Ohio State and No. 10 UC Santa Barbara picking up wins.