Beach volleyball splits matches on first day of NCAA tournament

In the inaugural NCAA Beach Volleyball Championships, the No. 4 UCLA beach volleyball team lost its first-round match to No. 5 Hawai’i, 3-0, then rebounded for a 3-2 win over No. 8 Stetson in the consolation bracket.

Jessyka Ngauamo and Zana Muno clinched the win over Stetson on court four with a three-set win.

The Bruins continue play in the second round of the consolation bracket on Saturday. UPDATE: UCLA plays No. 3 Pepperdine at noon on Saturday. You can watch live on truTV.