Beach Volleyball

Rachelle Suaava
Rachelle  Suaava


Waipahu, Hawaii

High School:
Long Beach Poly HS



Suaava, Keil Win Gold at Pacific Games

Rachelle Suaava and Litara Keil won gold in both indoor and sand volleyball while representing American Samoa.


Lions Fall in Season Finale

LMU could not hold off #6 Long Beach State on the road.


Lions Split Pair of Matches

LMU fell to #1 USC before defeating San Francisco.


No. 9 Lions Drop Close Match to No. 8 UCLA

With the match tied at 2-2, UCLA's #5 pair earned the team victory.


Metter/Sponcil Win Again, Lions Fall to #5 Long Beach

LMU top pair Sarah Sponcil and Betsi Metter defeated Long Beach State's top pair, but the Lions dropped the match.


SVB | LMU vs. Long Beach State

Final home match from Playa del Rey


SVB | LMU vs. Pacific

LMU Sand Volleyball from Playa del Rey


SVB | LMU vs. Arizona State

LMU hosts a Sand Volleyball match on April 17


LMU Sand Volleyball - USAV Beach Challenge

LMU Sand Volleyball - USAV Beach Challenge


2013 Women's Sand Volleyball

2013 Women's Sand Volleyball

Rachelle Suaava is in her third season with LMU sand volleyball...

2014... posted an 11-13 overall record, including going 9-7 at the #3 spot and 1-2 at #2... was 10-10 when paired with Taylor Akana...

2013... posted a 6-14 overall record, including going 5-5 at the #4 spot... was 6-8 when playing with Avery Bush...

A 2012 graduate of Palos Verdes High School in Palos Verdes, Calif... earned All-Moore League first team honors as a junior and senior at Long Beach Poly High School in Long Beach, Calif... All-Tournament selection at the prestigious Redondo Power Classic in 2010 and 2011... helped Long Beach Poly to a No. 1 ranking in the state of California and a No. 11 national mark during the 2010 season... guided her team to the CIF playoffs as a junior and senior, including helping her team to a runner-up finish at the CIF Division I Championship in 2010... garnered CIF All-Tournament honors for her efforts in helping Long Beach Poly to the final match... before transferring to Long Beach Poly, named an Oahu Interscholastic Association All-Star as a sophomore at Kapolei High School in Hawai'i...

Rachelle Malia Suaava was born July 18, 1994, in Honolulu, Hawai'i... daughter of Maina Suaava... has three brothers, Siona, Mase and Israel, and two sisters, Martina and Macy... also considered University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Boston College and University of Hawai'i, but chose LMU because it was a great fit and she loved the campus... a sociology major.


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