The NCAA's newest National Championship will debut May 6-8, 2016.
Metzger will focus solely on sand as he takes the Bruins into their first season of Pac-12 play.
Senior sand volleyball player ZoŽ Nightingale is featured in this week's Spotlight series.
The Bruin duo concluded Pool B play at 1-3 and was eliminated from the AVCA Pairs Championship.
The Bruins return to pool play action tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m.
UCLA ended the regular season at 10-5, the first winning campaign in the program's young history.
The Bruins will face Saint Mary's for bronze in the Aloha Invitational.
All seven Bruin pairs were in action on Friday at Queen's Beach in Honolulu.
Prior to the start of competition, UCLA performed community service (photo by Barry Markowitz).
The Bruins will join No. 2 Hawai'i, No. 6 Long Beach State and Saint Mary's in the inaugural event.
Kamila Tan and ZoŽ Nightingale will compete for a 2015 AVCA Sand Volleyball Pairs Championship.
All five of the Bruins' pairs were in action today, but none advanced past the quarterfinals.