USC claims top seed for 2021 Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championship
SAN FRANCISCO - The bracket for the 2021 Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championship is set with defending champion and No. 1 nationally ranked USC (23-2) earning the event’s No. 1 seed. The double-elimination tournament will be hosted by No. 2 nationally ranked and second-seeded UCLA (24-3) from April 29-May 1 at Mapes Beach.
The Trojans and Bruins lead a group of six Pac-12 teams ranked in the most recent AVCA poll. No. 9 nationally ranked ARIZONA (21-4), No. 10 CALIFORNIA (14-11), No. 11 STANFORD (20-9) and No. 20 ARIZONA STATE (9-10) are seeded third through sixth, respectively.
USC has won 3-of-4 prior Pac-12 titles (2016, 2017, 2019), with UCLA claiming the other in 2018. The Trojans (2016, 2017) and Bruins (2018, 2019) have gone on to split the four NCAA national titles.
No fans will be permitted for the event.