Hawai‘i dominated the 2018 women’s beach volleyball awards after claiming its third-straight Big West Tournament title at Queen’s Beach in Honolulu. The SandBows garnered all three of the top awards: senior Ka’iwi Schucht and junior Emily Maglio earned Pairs Team of the Year honors, Lea Monkhouse garnered Freshman of the Year accolades and Jeff Hall was tabbed Coach of the Year as the conference announced the all-conference teams today.
Senior Madeline Mertz and sophomore Kaylie McHugh were named among 48 American Volleyball Coaches Association Top Flight Award winners, the organization announced Thursday.
The No. 3 University of Hawai’i women’s beach volleyball team captured its third straight Big West Tournament with a pair of wins over Long Beach State Saturday at Queen’s Beach.
The No. 3 University of Hawai’i beach volleyball team will play nine straight matches on the road, beginning with the Gamecock Challenge, March 24-25, at Wheeler Beach on the campus of South Carolina.
This week’s VolleyMob Beach Pair of the Week posted a 6-0 record despite facing off with ranked opponents in four matches. Hawaii’s No. 3 duo of Morgan Martin and Lea Monkhouse dropped just one set on the week, while registering two wins each over No. 3 USC and No. 12 Grand Canyon and Nebraska.
At the No. 3 position, Hawaii’s Morgan Martin (Mission Viejo, Calif./Capistrano Valley HS) and Lea Monkhouse (Mississauga, Ont., Canada/Capistrano Valley HS) earned Big West Pairs Team of the Week honors for the second-straight week after a perfect 6-0 weekend.
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.