American Volleyball League Updates

AVL PRO BEACH VOLLEYBALL “Draft Eligible” NCAA AND NAIA VARSITY BEACH VOLLEYBALL PROGRAMS RELEASED

(MANHATTAN BEACH) Pro Beach Volleyball’s only Pro Beach Volleyball League, the American Volleyball League “AVL”, recognizes the following four year college institutions whose senior athletes are eligible to enter the AVL Draft.

PAC-12

USC | UCLA | Arizona | Arizona State | California | Stanford | Oregon | Washington | Utah

West Coast Conference (WCC)

Pepperdine | Loyola Marymount | Santa Clara | San Francisco | St. Mary’s Portland

Big West

Long Beach State | Hawaii | Northridge | Cal Poly | Sacramento | Bakersfield

Mountain West

Boise State | San Jose State | New Mexico

Western Athletic Conference

Grand Canyon

Other Conferences – South

Alabama: UAB

Carolinas: Stetson | Coastal Carolina | South Carolina | UNC Wilmington | College of Charleston

Florida: Mercer | Florida State | Florida Atlantic | North Florida | Jacksonville |  Jacksonville State | Florida Gulf Coast | Florida International | Tampa | St. Leo Florida Southern

Georgia: Georgia State

Louisiana: Tulane | New Orleans | LSU | Louisiana Monroe

Mississippi: Mississippi State | Southern Miss

Tennessee: UT Chattanooga

Texas: TCU | Houston Baptist | Abilene Christian | Texas A&M Corpus Christi

Other Conferences – Midwest

Nebraska | Missouri State | Eastern Kentucky | Central Arkansas | Austin Peay Morehead State | UT-Martin

DIVISION II

Concordia / Irvine | Cal State LA | San Marcos | Colorado Mesa | Carson Newman | Eckerd College | Spring Hill College | Texas A&M Kingsville

DIVISION III

East: Rutgers-Newark (NJ) | Stevenson

South: Huntingdon College

Midwest: Lincoln Memorial | Principia College

NAIA

Benedictine (AZ) | Missouri Baptist | Warner (FL) | Webber (FL)

CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES

(All)

According to Acting AVL Commissioner Dave Behar, these schools represent the finest athletes in the college ranks – however represent only a subset of the total number of eligible athletes who attended and played at these NCAA and NAIA schools, beach and indoor clubs, association and tour players.

Being “Draft Eligible” is just the start. For athletes interested in registering for the groundbreaking 2018 AVL Draft and playing in 2018, the aspiring athlete must complete a Draft Application at AVLDraft.com – live on January 05, 2018 and open until February 05, 2018, according to AVL Draft Officials.