BOCA RATON, Fla. -Coming off of a 21-12 record in 2017, the Florida Atlantic University beach volleyball team is ranked 16th in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) preseason poll, which was released Monday.
The Sandy Owls had an 18-match winning streak, including four wins over nationally-ranked opponents. FAU advanced to the semifinals of the CCSA tournament and sent a team to the National Pairs Championship in Hermosa Beach, California.
Head Coach Capri Grotowski returns nine starters from last season and added a stellar recruiting class.
The Owls open their 2018 season at the Stetson Spring Fling on Friday. Live stats of the weekend’s matches will be available at fausports.com.