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NCAA volleyball grad transfers make most of new beach beginnings

NCAA beach volleyball’s relationship with the indoor game makes the sport unique in the world of college athletics. In the beginning, indoor coaches led almost every college beach team, and dual-sport athletes filled the rosters of newly created beach programs, spending their spring in the sand while competing indoors in the fall. Show More Summary

NCAA: Big upset wins for Pepperdine, Mason men; FSU, LSU win twice in beach

Another night of NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball, another night of upsets as No. 10 Pepperdine beat No. 2 UCLA and unranked George Mason not only knocked off No. 7 Penn State, but beat the Nittany Lions in three on their home court. Show More Summary

Kerri Walsh Jennings Q&A on p1440: “We are not just another volleyball tour”

Three-time Olympic gold-medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings piqued the volleyball community’s interest with the recent announcement of her p1440 platform (, dubbed an event series encompassing the pillars of competition, development, health and wellness, and entertainment. Show More Summary

NCAA men’s volleyball: Two matches, two upsets

There were only two matches on the NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball schedule on Thursday, but both resulted in upset sweeps. In the MIVA, No. 9 Lewis not only knocked off No. 4 Ohio State, but dealt the Buckeyes their first league defeat in almost two years. Show More Summary

NCAA beach volleyball season gets under way, Pac-12 preview

The NCAA beach volleyball season begins in earnest Friday as the AVCA top five are in action. And two of them are in the Pac-12, top-ranked and two-time defending-champion USC and No. 3 UCLA. Our Pac-12 preview follows, but first a look at some of this weekend’s NCAA season-opening tournaments. Show More Summary

ASUN beach preview: Stetson, North Florida, FGCU lead the pack

In the six years the Atlantic Sun Conference has sponsored beach volleyball and hosted a conference tournament, North Florida and Stetson have split time at the top. The Hatters of Stetson won the conference title in 2017, while North Florida last won in 2016, and both programs boast a total of three championships each. Show More Summary

NCAA men: Long Beach wins again in battle of 1 vs. 2

Top-ranked Long Beach State not only beat No. 2 UCLA for the second time, the 49ers remained the lone unbeaten in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball. Less than a week after beating UCLA of the MPSF in the Pyramid, Long Beach of theShow More Summary

Can p1440 change the landscape of beach volleyball?

It’s not a tour. That’s the first thing that Dave Mays, this week’s guest on SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, wants you to know about p1440, of which he is a founding partner. It is, as Kerri Walsh Jennings,...Show More Summary

CCSA beach volleyball preview: FSU, LSU, S. Carolina teams to beat

The Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) is a conglomerate of schools from different conferences, including Florida State (No. 4 in the final 2017 AVCA poll) of the ACC and LSU (No. 6) of the SEC. And that’s where they start this year in the AVCA preseason poll. Show More Summary

Triple Crown volleyball photo gallery: AZ Storm rages, Munciana repeats

There were two storms President’s day weekend in Salt Lake City. Outside, the storm dumped more than four inches of snow on the Salt Palace Convention Center. Inside, the Arizona Storm raged, taking the 14s, 15s, and 17s Elite titles at the Triple Crown Sports  NIT. Show More Summary

Big West hopes to make national impact on NCAA beach volleyball

The NCAA beach volleyball season begins this week. Previously, we previewed the West Coast Conference. Today: The Big West. The Big West has plenty of depth, led by Hawai’i, ranked No. 5 in the AVCA preseason poll after finishing at No. Show More Summary

Hall tops Fab 50, 25 Underclassmen to Watch lists

If it’s late winter, that means it’s time to present the long-running girls Fab 50 which honors the top 50 senior youth players in the country. No other list of this nature comes close to the longevity of the Fab 50 list, which goes back decades. Show More Summary

NCAA men: Ball State gets into AVCA poll, league POWs announced

For the first time in a while there was some movement in the AVCA Division I-II men’s volleyball poll as USC dropped out and Ball State made it in at No. 14 after two upset victories last week. The top three teams — Long Beach State, UCLA and Hawai’i — stayed the same. Show More Summary

NCAA beach: AVCA preseason poll, West Coast Conference preview

The AVCA Collegiate Beach Volleyball preseason poll came out Monday and, to no one’s surprise, defending-champion USC is No. 1. But right behind at No. 2 is Pepperdine, the showcase team in the West Coast Conference. Another WCC team, Loyola Marymount, came in at No. Show More Summary

NCAA men: No. 1 Long Beach beats No. 2 UCLA, another upset for Ball State

Long Beach State won the big showdown in the Pyramid. The top-ranked 49ers of the Big West beat No. 2 ULCA of the MPSF in four in Saturday NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball action. Also Saturday, Ball State pulled off another MIVA upset on its Chicago trip and Stanford broke a three-match losing streak by […] The post NCAA men: No. Show More Summary

Triple Crown Volleyball NIT in full swing in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The huge, high-quality girls club tournament in the Salt Palace Convention Center features many of the best teams and players in the country. Accordingly, most Division I head coaches are on hand for what is a recruiting bonanza. Show More Summary

Kerri Walsh Jennings announces plans for website, beach tournaments

Kerri Walsh Jennings planned to make her announcements Thursday morning on Today with Megyn Kelly, the NBC network’s morning TV show. Instead, it came while she talked to her phone on Facebook while riding to the airport in New York....Show More Summary

NCAA men: Ball State upsets No. 8 Lewis, Loyola, Penn State win

Ball State not only upset No. 8 Lewis in MIVA play on Friday night, the Cardinals won in three. The other Chicago team, No. 6 Loyola had to go five to win, while No. 9 Penn State cruised in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball. Things are busy Saturday, highlighted by a 7 p.m. Show More Summary

NCAA men: Ohio State, BYU, Concordia all win in sweeps

Third-ranked Ohio State swept Lindenwood in the MIVA and in the MPSF No. 7 BYU swept No. 10 Grand Canyon and Concordia got its first league win when it did the same to Stanford on Thursday in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball. Friday’s slate includes EIVA matches between No. Show More Summary

Young and big, Washington will have a completely new look in 2018

There will be a new-look Washington in 2018. “It’s going to be a big transition from one generation to the next,” said Keegan Cook, who will start his fourth year as head coach at UW after two years as an assistant. The Huskies, whoShow More Summary

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