Press Release courtesy of the Pac-12 Conference
PAIR OF THE WEEK:
Megan and Nicole McNamara (Jrs., Vancouver, BC, Canada), UCLA
• Helped No. 2 UCLA run its winning streak to nine-consecutive duals, going 3-0 with three 5-0 sweeps at the LMU Invitational at Ocean Park Beach in Santa Monica, Calif., on Saturday.
• The duo won all three matches on court one without dropping a set, claiming two sets by holding their opponent to single digits.
• The pair opened with a 21-5, 21-13 win over Missouri State’s Taylor Fricano/Veronica Snelling, followed with a 21-12, 21-4 win over Colorado Mesa’s Taylor Woods/Katie Scherr, and ending with a 21-15, 21-14 victory over No. 16 Loyola Marymount’s Savannah Slattery/McKayla Ferris.
• It is the fourth weekly honor for the duo and the sixth for UCLA in the three-year history of the award.
2018 PAC-12 BEACH VOLLEYBALL PAIR OF THE WEEK
Feb. 27 – Abril Bustamante and Terese Cannon, USC
Mar. 6 – Morgan Hentz and Amelia Smith, STAN
Mar. 13 – Izzy Carey and Megan Muret, UCLA