With the win, the 49ers handed the defending champions their first loss in two years of Sand Volleyball, and avenged a loss in the title game one season ago. The win also sealed the seventh team championship in Long Beach State's history. Men's volleyball has won one national championship and women's volleyball has won five. It was the fourth chance this season for Long Beach State (19-3) to topple the Waves, but the 49ers came through in their biggest moment. Click here to read the full article.