UCLA junior Nicole McNamara was voted Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Player of the Year and is part of the duo that was voted Pac-12 Pair of the Year with her twin sister Megan McNamara, the Conference office announced today. USC’s Tina Graudina was voted the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year while UCLA’s Stein Metzger was named Pac-12 Coach of the Year for the second-straight year.
No. 1-ranked and top-seeded UCLA defeated USC to claim the Bruins’ first-ever Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championship crown on Saturday afternoon at the Stanford Beach Volleyball Stadium. The Bruins did not drop a dual in the three-day event, extending their program-record win streak to 30 in a row.
A week layoff did not dull the skills of the No. 2 Pepperdine beach volleyball team, which won its fourth straight match and second in a row over No. 4 USC on Monday.
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.
The Florida Gators play host to the Gainesville Regional Semifinals and Finals this weekend with one of four teams heading to the Final Four.
A balanced offensive attack, with five players posting nine or more kills, lifted No. 19 UCLA to a sweep of Oregon State on Wednesday.
This is the second of a two-part series of Scouting Reports that we couple with a big match of the week. We chose the match featuring #3 Stanford’s five-set victory over #20 UCLA on Thursday evening in Maple Pavilion.
This article is the first of a two-part series of Scouting Reports that focus on one big match. Tonight’s match between #20 UCLA and #3 Stanford is the featured match.
Today’s scouting report focuses on a big Pac 12 match between #17 Colorado at #22 UCLA.
May and Buechler collect 16 kills apiece leading the Bruins to a four set win over Arizona.