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USC duo Claes and Hughes voted Pac-12 beach volleyball pair of the week

Apr 4, 2017
USC Athletics

Pair of the Week: Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes, USC
• The senior pair went 8-0 in straight sets and had five sets in which they held opponents to single-digit points to improve to 26-0 on the season, extending their record-setting winning streak to 99 matches.
• The tandem took down last week's DiG Magazine National Pair of the Week Lindsey Knudsen and Payton Rund of Saint Mary's twice in convincing fashion.
• Claes and Hughes won the gold bracket in two different pairs tournaments (with Cal and SMC), helping the Women of Troy win all four of their duals by a 5-0 count.
• USC is now 20-0 and has a record-setting 50-match winning streak.

Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Pairs of the Week
March 7 - Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes, USC
March 14 - Megan and Nicole McNamara, UCLA
March 21 - Jenna Belton and Jo Kremer, USC
March 28 - Terese Cannon and Nicolette Martin, USC
April 7 - Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes, USC