VolleyMob’s Beach Dream Team: Claes/Hughes, Coppola/Nuss & More

  0 Carly DeMarque | May 11th, 2017 | ASUN Conference, Beach, Big West, CCSA, College - Beach, News, Pac-12, West Coast Conference

The end of the 2017 beach season has arrived, we here at VolleyMob have made our exclusive selections for our first inaugural beach volleyball Dream Team. We selected our first string line-up as well as second and third-string teams to round it out.

USC’s Kelly Claes & Sara Hughes

  • 48-1 record on the season
  • Pac-12 Beach Pair of the Year
  • Claes named Pac-12 Player of the Year
  • Pac-12 All-Conference First Team

LSU’s Claire Coppola & Kristen Nuss

  • Coppola named to CCSA All-Freshman Team
  • 26-6 record on the season
  • CCSA All-Conference honors

UCLA’s Nicole McNamara & Megan McNamara

  • Pac-12 All-Conference First Team
  • 29-6 record on the season

Pepperdine’s Brittany Howard & Corrine Quiggle

  • Two-time WCC Beach Pair of the Month
  • 24-3 record on the season

Hawaii’s Morgan Martin & Mikayla Tucker

  • Big West Pair of the Year
  • Martin named Big West Freshman of the Year
  • 20-15 record on the season

Florida State’s Victoria Paranagua & Vanessa Freire

  • CCSA Tournament MVP’s
  • 11-1 record as a pair this season

Check out all three teams of the Volleyball Dream Team selections below:

First Team
Kelly Claes & Sara Hughes USC
Claire Coppola & Kristen Nuss LSU
Nicole McNamara & Megan McNarama UCLA
Brittany Howard & Corrine Quiggle Pepperdine
Morgan Martin & Mikayla Tucker Hawaii
Victoria Paranagua & Vanessa Freire Florida State
Second Team
Katie Zimmerman & Katie Smith South Carolina
Rachel Nieto & Nele Barber Long Beach State
Kristin Lind & Darby Dunn Stetson
Delaney Rohan & Chelsea Ross Georgia State
Delaney Knudsen & Madalyn Roh Pepperdine
Sophie Bukovec & Allie Wheeler USC
Honorable Mentions
Katie Lindelow & Olivia Powers LSU
Kamila Tan & Madi Yeomans UCLA
Lindsey Knudsen & Payton Rund St. Mary’s
Madison Witt, McKenna Witt Arizona
Nikki Taylor & Ka’iwi Schucht Hawaii
Katie Horton & Francesca Goncalves Florida State

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About Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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