Anna Collier Named USMC/AVCA National Coach of the Year

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.

Bustamante, Cannon, Graudina, and Slater Earn AVCA All-America Notice

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.

USC Takes Runner-Up Finish at NCAA Championship

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.