Tuesday, 28 May 2024

College Pairs the Stars at Beach Championships

The collegiate beach volleyball scene is gearing up for an exciting showdown at the USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships in Hermosa Beach from May 8th to May 11th. This event brings together some of the best beach volleyball teams from colleges across the nation. With 46 women’s teams and 16 men’s teams registered, the competition is going to be fierce.

One of the highlights of this tournament is that teams that medal and still have college eligibility will be invited to train with the college beach training team. This provides an amazing opportunity for talented players to further develop their skills and showcase their potential on a national level.

Teams/Seeding

The women’s division is stacked with talent, with 22 teams competing in the qualification round to secure a spot in the main draw. The top seeds are Claire Coppola and Kristen Nuss from LSU, who are the defending champions. They will face tough competition from second seeds Brook Bauer and Deahna Kraft of Pepperdine, as well as third seeds Madison Fitzpatrick and Alaina Chacon from Florida State.

On the men’s side, Tim Brewster of UCLA and Adam Wienckowski of Florida Atlantic are the top seeds. Wienckowski, the defending champion, won last year’s event with Jonathan Justice. However, Justice is now representing Florida State and is the second seed with Bryce Edwards of Nicholls State.

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The USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships is part of the 2019 Team USA Champions Series, presented by Xfinity. This series showcases various Olympic sports and highlights the journey of Team USA athletes towards the Olympic Games.

For more information about the schedule and results, visit the official website.

FAQs

Q: How many teams are participating in the USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships?
A: There are 46 women’s teams and 16 men’s teams registered for the tournament.

Q: What happens to teams that medal and still have college eligibility?
A: Teams that medal and still have college eligibility will be invited to train with the college beach training team.

Q: Who are the top seeds in the women’s division?
A: The top seeds in the women’s division are Claire Coppola and Kristen Nuss from LSU, who are the defending champions.

Q: Who are the top seeds in the men’s division?
A: The top seeds in the men’s division are Tim Brewster of UCLA and Adam Wienckowski of Florida Atlantic.

Summary

The USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships in Hermosa Beach is set to be an exciting event, bringing together some of the best beach volleyball teams from colleges across the nation. With top seeded teams and fierce competition, this tournament promises to showcase the skills and talent of these athletes. Stay tuned for the results and watch out for the next generation of beach volleyball stars emerging from this event.

Don’t miss out on all the action. Visit the official website for more information and updates.

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