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Beach volleyball drops first three matches in program history at New Orleans Invitational

Beach volleyball drops first three matches in program history at New Orleans Invitational

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2020

The university’s first beach volleyball team fell to three opponents during their season opener at the Digs Volleyball Complex in Covington last weekend. The Lions went 0-3 at the New Orleans Invitational Tournament, coming up short against Texas A&M Kingsville and Southern Miss on Friday, Marc...

New complex built for beach volleyball inaugural season

The new beach volleyball complex features three courts, along with a berm for spectators to watch from. The complex will also host the Lion Up Beach Bash on March 20.

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2020

Over the past five years, beach volleyball has been the fastest growing sport in NCAA history. Now the university has a beach volleyball team of its own. The first home game at the recently constructed court isn’t until March 20 for the Lion Up Beach Bash, but the season will start much earlier...

University grows to include new sport

Students play volleyball at the sand court in Greek Village. Beach Volleyball has been added as an NCAA sport, and the university plans to begin competing in 2020 with Jeremy White as the head coach of beach volleyball.

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2019

The university’s athletics program added beach volleyball to its roster and will begin competition in the sport in 2020. Jeremy White, a native of Vidor, Texas, has been appointed the head coach of beach volleyball. Beach volleyball is considered to be the university’s “sweet 16” because it will...

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