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 (2012): Went 6-15 overall while playing with Alma Serna and Delainey Aigner-Swesey ... The late season switch to Aigner-Swesey paid off in two crucial wins at the AVCA National Championships ... Fontanilla and Aigner-Swesey twice defeated Florida State's Haworth and Kiley in two 3-2 wins to help Long Beach State advance to the National Finals ... Went 2-1 with Aigner-Swesey while playing at No. 3 ... Finished the season with 150 kills and 199 digs.
Long Beach State Women's Volleyball: Played in 95 matches over four years as a defensive specialist ... Finished her career with 572 digs and 50 service aces.
Santiago High School: A two-sport letterwinner at Santiago in soccer and volleyball ... A three-year letterwinner in soccer, earning first-team all-league honors as a senior ... A second-team all-state selection ... Led soccer team to a league championship in 2007 and 2009 ... A four-year letterwinner in volleyball ... First-team all-league all four years ... A three-time all-state pick ... Led team to a Big 8 championship as a senior.
Personal: Majoring in kinesiology.