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): Posted a 9-12 overall record in 2012, partnering with Delainey Aigner-Swesey and Jocelyn Neely ... Was over .500 with Neely, going 8-7 on the season, and 7-5 in dual match play ... One of three 49ers with over 300 digs, making 302 on the year ... Also added 221 kills on .221 hitting ... Earned two wins at the AVCA National Championships, twice defeating Djurdjevc and Peliterri of Florida State in 3-2 team victories ... Won 21-18, 23-21 in the National Semifinals to lead the team to the Finals ... Set a season high with 21 kills on .305 hitting with 23 digs against Killey and Pelitteri of Florida State earlier in the season ... Made 11 aces against Mirabello and Scoscia of LMU on April 14, a school record.
Beach Volleyball: Participated in the 2011 USAV Collegiate Challenge with Long Beach State.
Long Beach State Women's Volleyball: A four-year starter with the 49ers, including three as the full-time libero ... Ranks second all-time in Long Beach State history in digs with 1,653 ... Has three of Long Beach State's Top 10 seasons in digs.
Iolani School: A four-year letterwinner for the Iolani Raiders in volleyball ... A three-time all-league selection ... Helped the Raiders to two state championship game appearances as a senior and a sophomore, earning an all-tournament nod ... As the team captain her senior year, led the team to a 19-2 overall record ... Garnered the Walter Goo Award for Academics and Athletics as a senior ... A member of the USA Volleyball high performance team for two years ... Also a two-time bronze medalist in the Junior Olympics with Maunalani VBC.
Personal: Born in Honolulu, Hawaii ... Parents are Edward and Maria Minkel ... An honor roll and Headmaster's List student at Iolani School ... Sister Madisen has played volleyball at Portland ... Also recruited by Portland ... Graduated and is pursuing an accelerated MBA.
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