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NCAA.com | May 2, 2021

2021 National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship field announced

NC beach volleyball: 2021 selection show

INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA Women's Beach Volleyball Committee announced today the eight-team field for the 2021 National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship. The field was selected from the 83 NCAA institutions sponsoring the sport of beach volleyball. Three teams were selected from the east region and three teams were selected from the west region. The remaining two teams were selected at-large from the teams across the country. All eight teams were then seeded.

The finalists selected from the east region include Florida State, LSU and TCU. UCLA, Southern California, and Loyola Marymount made up the west region selections, while Stanford and Cal Poly were granted at-large bids. The committee seeded all eight teams nationally. The seeds in order are as follows:

  1. UCLA
  2. Southern California
  3. Florida State
  4. LSU
  5. Loyola Marymount
  6. Stanford
  7. Cal Poly
  8. TCU

The championship will be held Friday through Sunday, May 7-9, in Gulf Shores, Ala., hosted by the City of Gulf Shores, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Orange Beach Sports Commission. The event will be televised live by ESPN networks, with ESPNU providing live coverage on Friday, May 7 starting at 10 a.m. ET. Live coverage will continue Saturday, May 8 on ESPN2, starting at 2 p.m. ET and Sunday, May 9 at 10 a.m. ET on ESPN2. The championship dual will air on ESPN2 Sunday, May 9, at 1:30 p.m. ET.

Additionally, live streaming coverage of every court throughout the tournament will be available on ESPN3. For all championship site match times and more information about the championship, log on to ncaa.com/beachvolleyball.

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