Emily Hardesty

Beach Rejoins Top-Five

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BATON ROUGE – After claiming two top-five wins over the weekend in California, the LSU Beach Volleyball team rejoined both the AVCA and DiG Magazine top-five.

 

The Tigers came in at No. 4 in both polls announced Monday. This is the 27th consecutive week that LSU has been inside the AVCA top-10. After joining the top-five for the first time in program history following the first week of the season, the Tigers dropped to No. 6 in both polls

 

LSU vaulted to back into the top-five after it accumulated wins over No. 3 Pepperdine and No. 5 Hawaii over the weekend at Manhattan Beach. LSU dropped matches to No. 1 UCLA and No. 2 USC.

 

The Tigers will host Coastal Carolina Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m. under the lights for the first ever competition at LSU Beach Volleyball Stadium.

AVCA Poll - March 11, 2019

Rank School (First place votes) 2019 Record Previous Rank
1 UCLA (27) 14-0 1
2 Southern California 10-1 2
3 Florida State 11-4 4
4 LSU 8-4 6
5 Pepperdine 8-4 3
6 Hawai'i 4-4 5
7 Cal Poly 3-3 7
8 Florida International 5-4 9
9 Long Beach State 5-3 8
10 South Carolina 5-5 10
11 California 7-1 11
12 Stetson 5-3 15
13 Loyola Marymount 5-1 12
14 Stanford 3-6 13
15 Arizona 6-2 14
16 Florida Atlantic 6-2 16
17 Grand Canyon 8-2 17
18 Georgia State 8-4 18
19 Saint Mary's 6-3 20
20 TCU 5-7 19

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