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Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Weekly Awards - April 21, 2021

Apr 21, 2021

Mima Mirkovic (Sr./Irvine, Calif.) & Caroline Schafer (Sr./Orinda, Calif.), CALIFORNIA

  • California's top pair of Mima Mirkovic and Caroline Schafer went 4-0 with three wins over ranked opponents from then-No. 11 Pepperdine and twice against then-No. 10 Stanford. 
  • The Golden Bears pair did not drop a set as the duo moved to 16-6 on the season and 15-5 at the top position.
  • The duo helped Cal outscore their opponents 168-124 on the week, as only one of their eight sets came within three points. 
  • Mirkovic now has 64 career victories and Schafer has 61 as the top pair will lead Cal into the 2021 Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championship, set to take place next week April 29-May 1. 

Also Nominated: Mady Noble & Dana Parker, ARIZ; Katelyn Carballo & Lexi Sweeney, ASU; Amelia Smith & Emmy Sharp, STAN; Joy Dennis & Delaynie Maple, USC; Shayne McPherson & Chloe Loreen, WASH.

 Week of Pair
March 5 Audrey Nourse/Nicole Nourse, USC
March 10 Hailey Harward/Julia Scoles, USC
March 18 Tina Graudina/Sammy Slater, USC
March 24 Tina Graudina/Sammy Slater, USC
March 31 Savvy Simo/Lexy Denabur, UCLA
April 9 Devon Newberry/Lindsey Sparks, UCLA
April 13 Tina Graudina/Megan Kraft, USC
April 20 Mima Mirkovic/Caroline Shafer, CALIFORNIA