Pepperdine has retained their #1 ranking in the AVCA Beach Rankings this week after an undefeated 4-0 weekend at the Gamecock Grand Slam.
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.
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.
LSU became the 6th team since USC began varsity beach volleyball in 2012 to earn a win over the Trojans.
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.
USC stays in the #1 position this week after a 4-0 start to the year while Hawaii moves up to #2 after a 3-1 weekend at the Rainbow Wahine Classic.
The first weekend of the beach volleyball season has concluded with a number of top-20 matchups taking place.
USC keeps the top spot of the NCAA Beach Rankings to begin the 2018 season after finishing on top in 2017 after winning their third straight National Championship.
Former Hawaii star Nikki Taylor is signing her first pro contract as she will join Lardini Filottrano in Italian Serie A1.