Following are the 2017 Pac-12 Conference Beach Volleyball All-Academic teams, announced today by Commissioner Larry Scott. To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and appear in at least 50 percent of their team’s games.
No. 1-ranked USC and No. 2-ranked UCLA advanced to face each other in the semifinal of the 2017 Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Team Championship at the Arizona Beach Volleyball Courts in Tucson, Ariz., on Thursday. WASHINGTON also pulled off the only two upsets of the tournament to play for a chance to advance to the semis.
The second-annual Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championships are set to begin this week on the campus of the University of Arizona, Thursday-Sunday, April 27-29. Defending Pac-12 and NCAA Champion USC is the top seed in the team bracket, while Trojan pair Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes are the top-seed in the pairs tournament.