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.
No. 5 USC wrapped up its home and regular season slates with a pair of Top 20 victories over No. 6 Long Beach State and No. 16 Grand Canyon on Tuesday. Meanwhile, No. 13 Cal edged No. 20 Saint Mary’s.
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.
No. 1 UCLA bested No. 4 USC and No. 6 Long Beach State at home, while No. 17 Stetson swept FGSU and No. 19 Tulane took two from Louisiana Monroe in Wednesday’s beach action.
The Court 1 pairing of Abril Bustamante and Tina Graudina earns our pick for VolleyMob Pair of the Week, helping No. 4 USC to a perfect 4-0 record at the Pac-12 South Invitational.
After an undefeated weekend at the East Meets West Challenge, USC’s Abril Bustamante/Tina Graudina picked up the AVCA Beach Pair of the Week.
The East vs. West Tournament featured a strong lineup from each coast this weekend, forming one of the biggest competitions of the 2018 beach volleyball season.
Teams from eight countries made their way through the DELA Beach Open qualifying rounds Wednesday and into the main draw. Americans April Ross and Alix Klineman and Brazilians Maria Antonelli and Carol Salgado headline the group.
2017 EUROPEAN BEACH VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS – Men’s Draw August 16th-20th, 2017 Jurmala, Latvia Pool Standings Tournament Central The magical major…
Germany’s Karla Borger (above) and Margareta Kozuch were last-minute additions to the field in Latvia, but were unphased with a 3-0 record in pool play.