Sand volleyball could become newest NCAA championship

Division I Legislative Council approved a measure to establish a national collegiate championship in the sport

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NCAA Sand Volleyball Update

According to the NCAA’s sports sponsorship database, five new schools will join the ever-expanding list of varsity sand volleyball programs and compete in their first seasons this spring. Texas Christian University, University of New Mexico, University of New Orleans, and University of Portland will bolster the ranks of the Division I schools offering sand opportunities, while…

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Women’s Collegiate Volleyball Preseason Updates

Although there’s already been a couple weeks of action, the NCAA Women’s collegiate season is in full throttle. The 2014 preseason has had some surprising upsets, as well as some great match ups.   Before the start of the season, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) came out with a list of teams to keep an eye on…

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There’s a new kid in town: 41 teams and counting- The fastest growing sport in NCAA history

There is a new kid on the NCAA playground and in just under three seasons it has qualified to be considered to hold an NCAA National Championship. Women’s beach volleyball has officially become the fastest growing NCAA emerging sport ever. In its inaugural year(2012) there were just 16 teams, last year we saw 29 participate…

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Volleyball in California vs. The Rest of the U.S.

When compared to the rest of college sports, volleyball could certainly be described as niche. For men, it has only been a Division 1 sport since 1970 and only since 1981 for women. Comparatively, Men’s Basketball has had a Championship since 1939, while Football has had one since 1936. Women’s collegiate sports don’t have the…

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Loyola Chicago defeats Stanford in four sets to win first national title

Loyola Chicago’s championship is the school’s second in any sport.

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