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NCAA notes: Pepperdine’s Matthies to retire, coaching hires, men’s update

Pepperdine trainer Nina Matthies, proven right here speaking in 2016 to Jasmine Orozco, will finish a mythical occupation after this seaside season/Ed Chan, VBshots.com

The mythical Nina Matthies will retire after the Pepperdine seaside season, finishing a occupation that incorporated stardom as a participant, indoors trainer and seaside trainer. She will likely be changed by means of assistant Marcio Sicoli.

A 12 months in the past, Penn employed a brand new indoors trainer. Now she’s long gone, employed at Penn State at Russ Rose’s assistant. That an replace onNCAA Department I head-coaching hires and vacancies.

And in males’s volleyball, second-ranked UCLA and third-ranked Hawai’i swept their respective non-conference suits Thursday. Friday’s NCAA Department I-II slate contains 12 suits, highlighted by means of No. 13 USC at No. Eight Lewis.

Matthies to name it a occupation: As Pepperdine reported in its information free up, “in Matthies’ six earlier seasons at the seaside, she has accrued a 112-18 (.861) document and has coached the Waves to all six years of seaside postseason occasions, together with AVCA championships titles in 2012 and 2014 and an NCAA runner-up end in 2017. In 31 indoor seasons between 1983-2013, Matthies had a 590-343 (.632) document and led the Waves to 20 NCAA Tournaments.”

Sicoli has been her assistant the final six years and is most likely best possible identified for teaching Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty Would possibly-Treanor to the 2012 Olympic golfing medal after which Walsh Jennings and April Ross in 2016 after they gained bronze in his house nation of Brazil.

Click on right here to learn all of the Pepperdine information free up.

Katie Schumacher-Cawley to Penn State: Neither Penn State nor the Ivy League’s College of Pennsylvania has introduced it, however former Penn State participant Schumacher-Cawley goes to State School. It comes at the heels of the retirement from faculty teaching by means of Penn State affiliate head trainer Salima Rockwell.

The Penn scholar newsletter, The Day-to-day Pennsylvanian, reported Thursday that Schumacher-Cawley advised her staff she used to be leaving after one season through which the Quakers went 12-11, 7-7 within the Ivy.

She got here to Penn after 14 season at Illinois-Chicago. She used to be a member of the 1999 Penn State NCAA-championship staff.

So upload Penn to the record of Department I vacancies. Listed below are those crammed since our final coaching-carousel record January 25:
— UAB employed Amy Pauly, who used to be affiliate head trainer at Villanova;
— Prime Level were given Creighton assistant trainer Ryan Meek. Meek used to be at Creighton for 2 seasons after 5 as head trainer of Hendrix School;
— Lehigh went with Alexa Keckler, who has been the trainer at Department III Muhlenberg the previous 8 years;
— Louisiana-Monroe employed Russ Friedland to go each the indoors and seaside systems. He spent the previous two years as an assistant at East Carolina;

Openings come with:
The Fortress
Inexperienced Bay
Nicholls State
Matt McShane remains to be indexed at the college’s web page as Cal’s head trainer, however he's on a go away of absence that began ahead of the tip of final season.

Additionally, Coastal Carolina employed Steve Loeswick as its seaside trainer. The previous USC participant and LSU assistant trainer used to be let cross from North Florida after six seasons the place he used to be the pinnacle trainer for each indoors and seaside. Coastal used to be 1-15 in seaside final season.

UCLA, Hawai’i males win: UCLA of the MPSF rolled over visiting Princeton of the EIVA 25-21, 25-17, 25-16 as Micah Ma’a had six aces and Dylan Missry had 4 because the Bruins advanced to Nine-1. Missry additionally had 9 kills and hit .615.

Princeton, which dropped to 1-6, were given 5 kills each and every from Greg Good fortune and Parker Dixon.

Hawai’i of the Giant West routed visiting Lees-McRae of Convention Carolinas 25-11, 25-11, 25-18. Hawai’i (Eight-1) hit .418. Austin Matautia led the Rainbow Warriors with 10 kills and hit .563.

Lees McRae is 1-7 after hitting minus .016. Hawai’i performs host to some other EIVA staff on Friday, Sacred Center.

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