CHAMPIONS! Long Beach State Hands Pepperdine First Loss In Sand Volleyball History To Capture 2013 National Championship
Jocelyn Neely and Lauren Minkel win in three sets to seal the win for the 49ers.
Long Beach State's Jackson and Johnson capture Silver pairs title.
Pairs play continues tomorrow at Hermosa Beach.
Long Beach State sweeps second straight opponent.
Changes don't slow down 49ers in sweep of the Roadrunners.
Sand Volleyball (2014): Posted a 13-5 overall record while playing exclusively at No. 3 in dual matches with partner Bre Mackie during the 2014 season ... Finished the year with 187 digs and 174 kills ... Is third in school history in career digs with 755 ... Also ranks third in career kills with 663 ... Opened the season with five straight wins, including three in dual matches ... Made a season high 16 digs in a 21-15, 21-18 win against Brown/Pavels of Florida State ... Set a season best with 14 kills along with 14 digs in a 21-19, 21-18 loss to Racich/Knudsen of Pepperdine.
(2013): Represented the 49ers in the pairs National Championship for the second straight season, playing with Delainey Aigner-Swesey in 2013 ... Lost in the Round of 16 in three sets to FIU's Mendoza/Samoday ... Went 16-10 on the season, and 15-8 in dual matches ... Made 288 digs during the season, fourth on the team ... Also added 75 aces on the season ... Won eight straight matches during the year ... Played at No. 2 during the entire season ... Won a key match 21-13, 21-15 over USC's Fuller/Sary in the national semifinals in a 3-2 win over the Trojans ... Set a career high with 22 digs in the National Championship match against Pepperdine.
(2012): Selected as part of 16 teams chosen to compete for the pairs AVCA National Championship along with Haleigh Hampton ... Defeated Emily Hartong and Meredith Stoltzman of Hawai'i 21-11, 21-12 to advance to the National Quarterfinals before falling to Pepperdine's Frederick and Hill ... Finished with 280 digs on the season, fourth on the team.
Beach Volleyball: Played for Long Beach State in the 2011 USAV Collegiate Challenge.
Long Beach State Women's Volleyball: Played in every set over her final two seasons as a defensive specialist ... Finished her career with the 49ers with 679 career digs, making over 200 in each of her final two seasons ... Also finished her career with 81 aces, averaging 0.26 per set as a senior.
Warren High School: A four-year letterwinner in volleyball with the Bears ... Also lettered in soccer as a freshman before focusing on volleyball ... Earned second-team all-league honors ... San Gabriel Valley league runner-up for three years before leading Warren to the league championship as a senior ... Reached the CIF semifinals as a senior in 2009 ... A three-time first-team All-League selection ... First-team All-CIF two times ... Named the San Gabriel Valley League MVP as a senior.
Personal: Parents are Michael and Christie Cabrajac ... Uncle David Main played baseball at Pepperdine ... Majoring in Anthropology.
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