News – Men’s Beach Volleyball


Men’s Beach Volleyball Conclude Competition in the Collegiate Beach League

Irvine, Calif. – The warriors spent the month of October competing every Saturday in the 10 team men’s collegiate beach league at Irvine Valley College. Three pairs competed each week, with pairs varying each week. In their very first competition on week 1, the warriors bested Santa Monica College (2-1). The warriors continued to show a tremendous amount of progress each week, with TJ Meyer/Rene Maza winning all their matches in their first day of play as a pair in week 2 of competition. The duo of Marques Buggs/Andrew Pearson went undefeated in their first foray into competition in week 3, including beating a previously unbeaten team from Santa Barbara CC. League play concluded with playoffs on the 27th, with the morning beginning with an inspirational speech from Olympic medalist (2008-gold & 2016-bronze) and current AVP pro beach player, Reid Priddy, to kick off the final day of competition. The...
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Westcliff University Men’s Beach Volleyball Team Prepares for the Fall Collegiate League

Manhattan Beach, CA – The Warriors entered three men’s pairs in the CBVA tournament in Manhattan Beach this weekend. Espinosa/Nguyen improved as the day went on and Zelaya/Meyer earned their first win as a team. The team of Santos and Tillman showed some good blocking and hustle in defense, which helped them take 5th place overall out of 25 teams. This tournament was in preparation for the upcoming Fall Collegiate League which starts on October 6th and continues every Saturday in October at Irvine Valley College, culminating with playoffs on October 27th.
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Westcliff University Adds Men’s Beach Volleyball

Irvine, CA. May 1, 2018 – Westcliff University Athletic Director Paul Cook has announced the addition of Men’s Beach Volleyball to become a sport for WU Athletics. The men’s beach team will start its inaugural season in the fall of 2018 and compete again after the indoor season is done in April. Women’s collegiate beach volleyball has been one of the fastest growing sports in history and the men’s game has an opportunity to follow. Westcliff University wants to be on the forefront and help pave the way for men in the best location possible for beach volleyball – in the heart of Southern California. The Beach Warriors will be led by head coach Danko Iordanov, who brings a wealth of experience in the beach game. Coach Iordanov grew up two minutes walking distance from the beach in the resort city of Varna, Bulgaria and he fell in love with the game...
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