SANDCAST is the leading podcast for beach volleyball and stories in the volleyball world. Hosts Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter take listeners into the world of the AVP, FIVB, NORCECA, and any other professional beach volleyball outlets, digging deep into the lives of the players both on and off the court as well as all of the top influencers in the game.

March 10, 2021

Don’t be fooled by LSU’s Kristen Nuss: She’ll find a way to win

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Kristen Nuss, a standout on court one at LSU who has helped the Tigers become a perennial power in college beach volleyball. In four years with the team, she has won 111 matches (and quickly counting) and, in 2020, helped LSU rise to the No. 1 team in the country for the first time in program history. 

She is an absolute delight, both on and off the court. 

On this episode, we discuss:

- LSU's rise from a landlocked, underdog program to one of the best in the United States

- How Nuss wasn't recruited by a single school until her brother, Pete, told coach Russell Brock to take a look at her

- How Nuss and Taryn Kloth turned 2020 from a disappointing COVID-shortened year into one criss-crossing the country, winning tournaments all over

- How this year, the NCAA Championships are a "Super Championship" with all the talent

Much, much more. 

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