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College Sand

Sand volleyball was approved to become a championship NCAA DI sport in October, 2014 and DII and DIII in January, 2015. It will now have a full-fledged NCAA championship beginning in spring 2016. The NCAA championship will have an eight-team bracket, double-elimination format, with teams consisting of five pairs of players. The first team to win three of the five matches is the winner. Information about the 2015 AVCA Collegiate Sand National Championships.

 Arizona State University
 University of Southern California (USC)
 UCLA (L) and Santa Clara (R)
DI Women's Sand    Twitter #USAVcollegesand
University of Alabama at Birmingham   @UAB_VB 
University of Arizona
Arizona State University    @SunDevilVB
Boise State University   @BoiseStateVB 
California Polytechnic State University   @CalPolyVolley 
CSU Bakersfield   @CSUBAthletics 
Cal State Northridge   @GoMatadors 
Cal State Sacramento   @SacStateVB 
University of California, Berkeley   @CalSandVBall
College of Charleston   @CofCVolleyball 
Florida Atlantic University   @FAUSandVB 
Florida Gulf Coast University   @FGCU_SandVB 
Florida International University   @FIUVolleyball 
Florida State University   @FSU_SVB 
Georgia State University   @GSUSandVB 
Grand Canyon University    @GCUSandVolley 
University of Hawaii, Manoa   @UHSandVB
Jacksonville University   @JUVolleyball 
Jacksonville State University   @GameCockVball 
Long Beach State University   @LBSU_WVB 
University of Louisiana at Monroe    @ULM_SandVB 
Louisiana State University    @LSUsandVB 
Loyola Marymount University   @LMU_Volleyball 
Mercer University   @BearsVolleyball 
Mississippi State University   @HailStateVB 
University of Nebraska, Lincoln   @Huskervball 
University of New Mexico   @UNMSandVB 
University of New Orleans   @Privateers_VB 
University of North Florida   @OspreyVB 
University of Oregon   @OregonVB 
University of the Pacific
Pepperdine University   @PeppSandVolley 
University of Portland   @UPvolleyball 
University of San Francisco   @DonsAthletics 
San Jose State University   @SJSUAthletics
Santa Clara University   @SCUvolleyball 
University of South Carolina   @GamecockSandVB 
University of Southern California (USC)    @USCSandVBall 
St. Mary's College of California   @SMCvolleyball 
Stanford University   @StanfordSandVB 
Stetson University   @StetsonSVB 
Texas A&M Corpus Christi   @IslandersVB 
Texas Christian University   @TCUvolleyball 
Tulane University   @GreenWaveSandVB 
University of Washington   @UW_SandVB 
DII Women's Sand     
Carson-Newman   @CarsonNewmanVB 
Eckerd College   @ECTritonsVBall 
DIII Women's Sand     
Stevenson University   @SUWVB 

May 26, 2015: Islanders Add Sand Volleyball to Intercollegiate Athletics Program
April 22, 2015: Jax State Adds Sand Volleyball for 2016 Season
March 18, 2015: Stevenson Becomes First in Division III to Offer Women's Sand Volleyball
January 22, 2015: C-N adds sand volleyball as 19th varsity sport

April 13, 2014: USC, Pepperdine Win Pairs Finals
April 12, 2014: USC, Pepperdine Go 3-0 at Challenge
April 9, 2014: Hermosa to Host 2nd Beach Collegiate Challenge
March 19, 2014: Information regarding the AVCA Collegiate Sand National Championships
March 16, 2014: Beach Collegiate Challenge Wrap-up
March 15, 2014: Pepperdine Sweeps USAVsand Duals; Pair Tourney Begins
March 14, 2014: Pepperdine and Grand Canyon start strong in #USAVsand Beach Collegiate Challenge
March 5, 2014: USAV to Host 2 Beach College Tourneys
Jan. 16, 2014: Washington to Add Sand Volleyball as a Varsity Sport
Jan. 16, 2014: Cal Adds Sand Volleyball as Intercollegiate Sport
Jan. 4, 2014: TCU Adds Sand Volleyball

May 5, 2013: USC's Burnham, Robinson Win Pairs Title
May 4, 2013: Long Beach State Wins Sand Championship
May 3, 2013: Beach HP Athletes Competing at Championships
April 21, 2013: Pepperdine's Frederick, Hill Win Beach Challenge Pairs Title
April 20, 2013: Pepperdine Wins Team Title at College Challenge
April 17, 2013: U.S. Beach Volleyball Update: 2012 Yearbook
March 17, 2013: Collegiate Challenge Concludes with Nebraska Win
March 16, 2013: Pepperdine's Frederick, Hill Win Beach Collegiate Challenge
March 15, 2013: Pairs Competition Begins at Collegiate Challenge
March 14, 2013: Pepperdine Sand Team Goes 2-0 on Day 1
March 13, 2013: USAV Hosts Beach Collegiate Challenge
March 1, 2013: U.S. Beach Volleyball Update: Collegiate Challenge

April 29, 2012: Pepperdine's Racich, Ross Win National Sand Title
April 28, 2012: Pepperdine Wins First Sand Volleyball Championship
April 16, 2012: AVCA Announces Teams for First Sand Championship
April 15, 2012: Pepperdine Pairs Finish 1-2 at Collegiate Challenge
April 14, 2012: Pepperdine on Top at USAV Collegiate Challenge
April 12. 2012: Beach HP Players Sign with DI Programs
April 5, 2012: Hermosa to Host USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge
March 16, 2012: USAV to Sanction Collegiate Sand Tourneys
March 7, 2012: NCAA DI Sand Volleyball Makes its Debut 
Jan. 19, 2012:
Summer Ross to Play on Sand at Pepperdine

Dec. 15, 2011: FIU Hires Buck-Crockett to Coach Sand Volleyball
Nov. 10, 2011: USAV Beach HP Athletes Sign Letters of Intent
March 4, 2010: Sand Volleyball Players Get Their Own Camps
Feb. 22, 2010: USAV Announces New Beach Collegiate Challenge
Jan. 15, 2010: Sand Volleyball a Go in NCAA Division I

Related Links
>> 2014 Beach HP Tryouts
>> NCAA schools with sand sponsorship
>> National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Association