Beach volleyball crowned national champions

No. 1 beach volleyball won its second-straight NCAA Championship title earlier this month, defeating No. 4 Florida State 3-1 in the Championship Dual. The Trojans’ national title clinch marks their fifth in program history.  USC finished the season with a 37-1 record, starting and ending the 2022 season sitting atop the NCAA rankings. “This was […]

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No. 1 USC to conclude regular season versus No. 3 UCLA 

Sophomore Megan Kraft looks to pass the ball off during USC’s match against Houston Baptist in March. (Colin Huang | Daily Trojan) No. 1 USC beach volleyball looks to conclude its unstoppable season on top with one last senior day home match against crosstown rival UCLA. The Trojans play at Merle Norman Stadium at 1 p.m. […]

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No. 1 USC sweeps in Center of Effort Challenge

Junior Harper Hallgren and sophomore Megan Kraft celebrate after a point in a match against Houston Baptist University March 22. (Colin Huang | Daily Trojan) No. 1 beach volleyball emerged victorious in San Luis Obispo this weekend, sweeping the Center of Effort Challenge Tournament to extend their win streak to 26-straight duals. The first win of […]

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No. 1 beach volleyball to face top teams this weekend

Graduate student Caroline Schafer is 13-2 in individual matches this season. Last year, she was named to the All-Pac-12 First Team. (Colin Huang | Daily Trojan) After a strong showing at the Pac-12 North Invitational this past weekend, No. 1 USC beach volleyball heads north to San Luis Obispo to take part in the Center […]

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No. 1 Beach Volleyball Prepares to take on conference rivals in Pac-12 North Invitational

Graduate student Julia Scoles spikes the ball during USC’s victory against Houston Baptist March 22. Scoles was part of the 2021 AVCA All-American second team and played at the University of Hawaii for four years. (Colin Huang | Daily Trojan) No. 1 USC Beach Volleyball is heading up north to compete in the Pac-12 North […]

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Beach volleyball continues a dominant season

Junior Audrey Nourse goes for a spike during USC’s victory against Houston Baptist March 22. Nourse and her twin junior Nicole Nourse swept their matchup. (Colin Huang | Daily Trojan) USC beach volleyball extended its winning streak to 18 duels after a dominant weekend in Manhattan Beach at the UCLA Invitational. The Trojans dropped just […]

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Beach volleyball readies for Pac-12 trifecta 

Graduate student Caroline Schafer celebrates after a point during USC’s match against Houston Baptist Tuesday. | Colin Huang | Daily Trojan USC beach volleyball will face three Pac-12 opponents — Utah, Arizona State and Washington  —  in the Pac-12 South Invitational Saturday and Sunday at Bear Down Beach in Tucson, Ariz. The Trojans look to […]

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USC finishes Battle for LA Invitational 3-1

USC beach volleyball wrapped up its first tournament of the 2022 season Sunday, finishing the Battle for L.A. Invitational 3-1 through two days of play. The No. 1 Trojans opened the tournament at Mapes Beach Saturday morning with a 2-3 loss against their crosstown rival, No. 2 UCLA. USC and the Bruins had split their […]

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USC takes on Battle for LA Invitational

Sophomore Delaynie Maple was named to the 2018 USA U19 National Team before committing to play for the Trojans. (Julia Hur | Daily Trojan) Beach volleyball will compete in the 2022 Battle for LA Invitational this weekend at Maples Beach in Westwood and Merle Norman Stadium. The two day event begins March 5, and the […]

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USC starts title defense versus No. 15 Long Beach State

Senior Tina Graudina was the first USC beach volleyball player to qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics after redshirting her junior season. (Photo courtesy of USC Athletics) After beating UCLA to become National Champions back in May 2021, No. 1 USC women’s beach volleyball starts off its 2022 season against No. 15 Long Beach State.  […]

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