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Niles Adds Jason Lochhead to Staff as Assistant Coach

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State beach volleyball head coach Brooke Niles announced the hiring of Jason Lochhead as the assistant coach on Wednesday for the 2019 season. He is assuming the role of previous assistant coach Angela Rock. “I am really excited to have Jason on our staff and working fulltime with our players,” said […]

September 18, 2019

Anderson Highlights AVCA High School Beach Volleyball All-American Team

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Three freshmen on the Florida State beach volleyball team were named AVCA High School All-Americans. Madelyne May Anderson earned first team honors, while teammates Liz Waters-Leiga and Kera Rutz earned second-team honors. Florida State led the country with three members on the list as only three other schools had multiple players receive […]

September 5, 2019

Former Seminole Jace Pardon Wins 🥇 at Pan Am Games

LIMA, Peru –  Former Florida State beach volleyball player Jace Pardon won Gold in the Pan Am games on Tuesday. Pardon and her partner Karissa Cook dominated competition dropping only one set in six matches. The duo went 3-0 in pool play, taking down Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica and Columbia all in straight sets. […]

July 30, 2019

Beach Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  The Florida State beach volleyball team earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the first time. The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point […]

July 22, 2019

Fitzpatrick and Chacon Earn Second All-American Honors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  Florida State beach volleyball’s No. 1 pairing of Madison Fitzpatrick and Alaina Chacon earned their second All-American honors of 2019 as they were named 2019 DiG Collegiate Beach Volleyball First Team All-Americans. The Seminole pairing picked up their second All-American honors after being named volleyballmag.com All-Americans earlier this summer. Fitzpatrick and Chacon […]

July 10, 2019

Brooke Niles to Coach USA U21 teams at World Championships in Thailand

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State beach volleyball head coach Brooke Niles will coach the USA U21 team at the Beach Volleyball World Championships in Thailand on June 18-23. Seminole Alaina Chacon was selected as part of the reserve pair for team USA. The USA Volleyball U21 World Championship team selection consisted of a two-day trial […]

June 18, 2019

2019 Brooke Niles Beach Volleyball Camp Dates Announced

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Brooke Niles Beach Volleyball Camps are designed for any and all that are interested in learning and improving on their beach volleyball skills. They will have an opportunity to train under the supervision of one of the top college beach volleyball staffs in the country. Under head coach Brooke Niles, the Seminoles […]

June 11, 2019

Fitzpatrick and Chacon Earn Volleyballmag.com All-American Honors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  Florida State beach volleyball’s No. 1 pairing of Madison Fitzpatrick and Alaina Chacon we named volleyballmag.com Second-Team All-Americans on Wednesday. The Seminole duo played every match together during the 2019 season, finishing with a 27-15 record to lead all FSU pairs. Their 27 wins together put them in eighth all-time for the […]

May 23, 2019

Noles Acquire Transfer, Zeimann, From Minnesota

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  The Florida State beach volleyball team has acquired transfer, Alice Zeimann, that will be joining the Noles for next season. “She’s a great athlete who is hardworking, selfless and already has a lot of international beach experience,” said head coach Brooke Niles. “She immediately connected with the coaches and her teammates and […]

May 20, 2019

Noles Wrap up play at the USAV Collegiate Pairs Championship

Results HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. –  Florida State beach volleyball capped off play at the USAV Collegiate Pairs Championship with a second place finish by volunteer assistant coach Jonathan Justice and his partner Bryce Estes and a fourth place finish my Madison Fitzpatrick and Alaina Chacon. Justice and Estes’s second-place finish gets them invited to train […]

May 11, 2019

Fitzpatrick and Chacon advance to USAV Pairs Championship Semifinals

Results HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. –  After advancing out of pool play yesterday Madison Fitzpatrick and Alaina Chacon went 3-0 today to advance to the semifinals of the USAV Collegiate Pairs Championship. Fitzpatrick and Chacon went 3-0 with three straight-set wins. They started the day with a 21-14, 21-19 win over LSU’s Coens and Domanski. The […]

May 10, 2019

Three Noles Advance After Day One of Main Draw at the USAV Pairs Championship

Results HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. –  Three Seminole pairs remain in the USAV Pairs Championship after pool play. Pairs that finished in the top three of their pool advanced. Madison Fitzpatrick and Alaina Chacon got their day started with a 24-22, 21-9 win over Arellano/Brockett of TCU to play in the pool play final. They lost […]

May 9, 2019