VolleyMob first, second and third team All-America honors recognize the top three teams from courts 1 through 5. UCLA’s Megan McNamara/Nicole McNamara (Court 1), Lily Justine/Sarah Sponcil (Court 2), Izzy Carey/Megan Muret (Court 5), Hawaii’s Carly Kan/Laurel Weaver (Court 3) and Pepperdine’s Skylar Caputo/Alexis Filippone (Court 4) make up the first team.
Florida State is on the fast track to the championship, topping No. 3 seed Hawaii 3-2 and moving on to the championship match. The Sandbows and No. 1 UCLA will battle it out Sunday for a chance to face the Seminoles.
The top four seeds moved on in the winner’s bracket, dropping just one pairing of the 13 played to completion….
Senior Madeline Mertz and sophomore Kaylie McHugh were named among 48 American Volleyball Coaches Association Top Flight Award winners, the organization announced Thursday.
Top-seeded No. 2 Pepperdine, second-seeded No. 15 Loyola Marymount, third-seeded No. 20 Saint Mary’s and Pacific all secured final day championship berths on Friday.
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.
UCLA and Pepperdine’s beach squads have both taken down the top team in the nation USC on Wednesday.
The No. 2 Pepperdine beach volleyball team opens the 2018 season on Friday and Saturday at the Grand Canyon Tournament in Phoenix, Ariz.
The Pepperdine beach volleyball team were tabbed to finish atop the West Coast Conference for the third-straight season, as voted by the league’s seven head coaches in the WCC Preseason Poll and released on Wednesday.