No. 1 pair Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes and No. 3 pair Terese Cannon and Nicolette Martin both outlasted their foes in three-set semifinal matches Saturday morning.
The final four teams are seeded No. 1, No. 4, No. 5 and No. 17.
USC is the lone school represented by two teams, with both Kelly Claes/Sara Hughes and Terese Cannon/Nicolette Martin advancing.
Florida State’s Leigh Andrew and Brooke Kuhlman and Long Beach State’s Rachel Nieto and Kobi Pevich both moved on to the Round of 16 with 2-1 records in Pool D.
After four matches, the 49er pair is atop the pool with a 2-0 record. The top two teams in each pool advance.
Today marks the first day of the 2017 USAV Collegiate Beach Championships, with 24 women’s pairs and 11 men’s pairs competing for a spot on the USAV Collegiate beach national team.
USC beach volleyball will be represented by four duos at the inaugural USAV Beach Collegiate Pairs Championship at the Hermosa…
USC was ranked No. 1 throughout the 2017 season before capturing its second-straight NCAA title with a 3-2 win over Pepperdine on Sunday.
The Trojans won the match with a 15-13 Set 3 victory by Pair 3, Terese Cannon and Nicolette Martin.