Anna Collier, a two-time AVCA National Coach of the Year who led the USC women's beach volleyball team to three national titles, announced today (June 6) that she is retiring from collegiate coaching.
USC beach volleyball junior Cammie Dorn (Laguna Beach, Calif.) was named to the Pac-12 All-Academic first team as announced by the Conference on Friday, May 17.
USC beach volleyball head coach Anna Collier was named the 2019 United States Marine Corps/American Volleyball Coaches Association National Coach of the Year on Thursday, May 9. In her eighth year at the helm for the Women of Troy, Collier was also voted the Pac-12 Coach of the Year last week.
USC's top pair of senior Abril Bustamante (Redondo Beach, Calif.) and sophomore Tina Graudina (Jurmala, Latvia) and its No. 2 pair of senior Terese Cannon (Pittsford, N.Y.) and sophomore Sammy Slater (Ventura, Calif.) were named American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Beach Volleyball All-Americans on Wednesday, May 8.
The top-seeded USC beach volleyball team (32-6) fell, 3-0, to second-seeded UCLA (35-3) in the NCAA Championship dual on Sunday, May 5. The Bruins won their second of back-to-back national titles and earned a 3-3 split with the Women of Troy in six meetings this season.
The top-seeded USC beach volleyball team (32-5) erased a 2-0 deficit to defeat and eliminate fifth-seeded LSU (31-8) in the contender's bracket final on Sunday, May 5, to advance to the NCAA Championship match.