The USC beach volleyball pair of junior Abril Bustamante (Redondo Beach, Calif.) and freshman Tina Graudina (Jurmala, Latvia) was chosen as the 2018 VolleyballMag.com/Sand Socks Pair of the Year as announced by the publication on Monday, May 29. The duo was also named to the online magazine's All-America first team. Graudina herself was tabbed as the VolleyballMag.com National Freshman of the Year.
The Arizona State beach volleyball team has placed six student-athletes on Pac-12 All-Academic teams, as per an announcement made by Commissioner Larry Scott in conjunction with the conference on Friday afternoon.
USC beach volleyball seniors Jo Kremer (Pacific Palisades, Calif.), Jenna Belton (Aptos, Calif.), and Terese Cannon (Pittsford, N.Y.) were each named to Pac-12 All-Academic teams as announced by the Conference on Friday, May 18.
The USC beach volleyball pair of junior Abril Bustamante (Redondo Beach, Calif.) and freshman Tina Graudina (Jurmala, Latvia) was selected as one of eight pairs honored by the American Volleyball Coaches Association for 2018 All-America laurels on Thursday, May 17.
The USC men's track, men's volleyball, women's golf, women's beach volleyball and women's cross country teams have been honored by the NCAA as recipients of Public Recognition Awards for their outstanding performance in the classroom.