June 1, 2023

USC, UCLA take beach volleyball weekend off as TCU, Florida State keep winning

Second-ranked USC and No. 3 UCLA took the weekend off as No. 1 TCU and No. 4 Florida Condition kept on successful.

TCU stayed home and experienced victories above No. 9 Cal, No. 15 FIU and No. 6 Grand Canyon.

FSU went to LSU and experienced wins above Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Washington, Southern Pass up, Spring Hill School and No. 5 LSU.

UCLA plays host to No. 8 Hawai’i on Wednesday and then college game focuses in on the East Fulfills West Invitational on Manhattan Seashore where by USC and UCLA participate in No. 15 FIU, LSU, FSU and No. 11 Ga Point out.

TCU is skipping that a person in favor of a journey to Jacksonville, Florida, where the Horned Frogs will participate in No. 18 Pepperdine, No. 17 Stetson, North Florida and FGCU, the very last crew outside the house the top 20.

TCU (20-) conquer Cal 4-1, swept FIU 5-, battled to a 3-2 earn more than GCU and then swept Texas 5-. TCU is 30- all time versus programs from Texas, like the initial-calendar year Longhorns. Daniela Alvarez and Tania Moreno improved to 16-1 for TCU this period at No. 1.

Florida Condition (21-2) swept TAMUCC, conquer Washington 4-1, did the exact same to Southern Overlook, took a 3- gain in excess of Spring Hill, and then defeat LSU 3-2. 

That incorporated a victory at No. 1 by Maddie Anderson and Paige Kalkhoff in excess of Kylie Deberg and Ellie Shank 35-33, 21-14. FSU also received at No. 2 with Anna Long and Jordan Polo and No. 5 with Alexis Durish and Makenna Wolfe.

The Tigers dropped to 17-5, which consists of two losses every to TCU and FSU and just one to UCLA.

“This is a significant 7 days to get completely ready for an significant vacation out to California,” LSU mentor Russell Brock explained. “ … we have pinpointed some issues that we know can aid us be superior by Friday. We only have Tuesday and Wednesday just before we depart, so concentrate and power in schooling will be essential.”

GCU (15-5) experienced 3-2 wins about FIU and Cal and swept Texas right before getting rid of to TCU. The Lopes experienced wins at No. 2 with Samaya Morin and Allanis Navas and at No. 3 with Cami Sanchez and Anaya Evans. 

Seventh-ranked Loyola Marymount (16-1) went 20- in 4 matches at the West Coastline Convention Challenge in Santa Cruz. The Lions swept Pacific, Saint Mary’s, Santa Clara and Saint Mary’s again.

No. 8 Hawai’i (20-3) went 6-9 in the Significant West Challenge with sweeps of CSUN and Cal Poly, a 3-2 acquire more than UC Davis, 4-1 victories more than Sacramento Point out and CSU Bakersfield, and 3-2 earn in excess of No. 12 Lengthy Beach State. Hawai’i has won 18 matches in a row, the next-longest earn streak in program historical past. UH clinched the acquire about Prolonged Seaside at No. 1 when Brooke Van Sickle and Kaylee Glagua defeat Sydney Stevens and Julia Westby 21-15, 27-25.

No. 9 Cal is 14-5 soon after bouncing back again from its losses to TCU and GCU with 5- wins in excess of FIU and Missouri Point out.

No. 10 Stanford (11-6) had the weekend off but on Monday performs host to San Francisco and San Jose Point out.

Daniela Alvarez of TCU digs towards Texas/TCU photo