NCAA beach pairs grabbed three of the top five spots at the World University Beach Championships with UCLA’s Nicole McNamara and Megan McNamara bringing home the gold medal, representing Canada. Germans Dan John/Eric Stadie earned the men’s gold.
The World University Beach Championships will pit Canadians Megan McNamara/Nicole McNamara against Spain’s Maria Belen Carro/Paula Soria for the title on Friday.
The NCAA beach volleyball scene remains in the world spotlight as three collegiate sides have made their way to the World University Beach Championships final eight.
The eight pools titles were awarded on Tuesday and the first elimination round finished setting the table for Wednesday’s second round action. Americans Claire Coppola/Kristen Nuss and Emily Sonny/Torrey Van Winden and Canadians Nicole McNamara/Megan McNamara were among the group winners.
Claire Coppola/Kristen Nuss of LSU and Emily Sonny/Torrey Van Winden of Cal Poly went 2-0 to open the World University Beach Championships representing the United States, while UCLA stars Nicole McNamara/Megan McNamara also won two matches representing Canada.
Americans Bree Scarbrough/Aurora Davis finished off a dream opening FIVB tournament with the gold medal at the Bangkok One Star on Sunday, while Japan’s Yusuke Ishijima/Takumi Takahashi won the title in their third FIVB effort.
Bangkok One-Star Bangkok, Thailand May 10-13, 2018 Schedule/Results Pool winners Bree Scarbrough/Aurora Davis (United States) and Megan McNamara/Nicole McNamara (Canada)…
Americans Bree Scarbrough/Aurora Davis and Canada’s Megan McNamara/Nicole McNamara were among the four women’s team to win pool titles at the Bangkok One Star on Friday.
Manila One-Star May 3-6, 2018 Manila, Philippines Schedule/Results First time gold medalists were the order of the day at the…