The 3rd Collegiate Sand Volleyball Season will begin this coming weekend. This will be the first year with over 40 schools (and counting) participating in the sand season. The American Volleyball Coaches Association will be hosting the third AVCA Championships this May 2-4, as the NCAA will start planning to transition sand volleyball from an emerging sport to a championship sport. Read More
PUERTO GALERA, Philippines - A new NCAA women’s beach volleyball champion will rise as Perpetual Help crashed out of the running while unscathed San Sebastian stretched their win-streak en route to the finals of season 89 Saturday.
New York City brings to mind a lot of things: the lights of Broadway, Times Square, Donald Trump. But the beach? For one day, Feb. 20, 1993, midtown Manhattan was transformed into a warm stretch of beach as 16 of the top men’s pro beach players gathered in the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden, for an afternoon of fun under the, uh, scoreboard. The event was the $50,000 Evian Indoor Beach Volleyball Challenge, the first of its kind in the United States. Read More
Poised to begin only its third season as an NCAA emerging sport, sand volleyball has passed the important threshold of 40 sanctioned programs. By our calculation, Washington’s confirmation of participation in their Jan. 16 press release tipped the scales. With 41 schools participating this season, assuming they all come back for more in 2015, sand volleyball qualifies to be considered for an NCAA National Championship in 2016. Read More