The Long Beach State women's volleyball team announced its 2014 schedule, which again features two home tournaments. The Beach will also travel to a pair of tournament prior to the 16-match Big West schedule that runs the final 10 weeks of the season.
Long Beach State Director of Volleyball Brian Gimmillaro announced the hiring of Michael Campbell as an assistant coach for the women's volleyball and sand volleyball programs. Campbell will immediately begin his duties with the Beach coaching staff.
Long Beach State women's volleyball team's incoming recruiting class was recently recognized as one of the best in the nation by PrepVolleyball.com. The 49ers incoming class was ranked 10th in the country, which was the highest ranking in the Big West.
One of the greatest players in Long Beach State volleyball history will be enshrined in the Volleyball Hall of Fame this fall. Tara Cross-Battle was recently announced as one of the six inductees to the Volleyball Hall of Fame's Class of 2014. She is the only inductee in the class from the United States.