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#17 FAU Beach Volleyball Falls to #11 FIU 3-2
Feb. 27, 2018

Final Stats

MIAMI, Fla. - The no. 17 ranked Florida Atlantic University beach volleyball team made a trip down south, losing a hotly contested 3-2 decision to rival and 11th-ranked FIU on Tuesday. The Owls are now 1-3 overall and 0-3 in CCSA play.


The Panthers (1-3, 1-0) swept on courts four and five. On court three, Nicole Grant and Nicole Navarro faced little resistance on their way to a straight set win. FAU’s no. 2 tandem of Carly Scarbrough and Brittany Pellitteri battled back from a 0-1 deficit to take a hard fought three-set victory, winning the decisive frame 15-12. On court one, Gabrielle Dischler and Jessalyn Kinlaw fought gamely, but ultimately came up short and FIU took the court and the match.


#11 FIU 3, #17 Florida Atlantic 2

  1. Federica Frasca/Margherita Bianchin (FIU) def. Jessalyn Kinlaw/Gabrielle Dischler (FAU) 21-11, 21-18
  2. Carly Scarborough/Brittany Pellitteri (FAU) def. Anabela Sataric/Dorina Klinger (FIU) 24-26, 26-24, 15-12
  3. Nicole Grant/Nicole Navarro (FAU) def. Lina Bernier/Erika Zembyla (FIU) 21-13, 21-16
  4. Estefanie Bethancour/Natalia Giron (FIU) def. Mackenzie Morris/Erica Brok (FAU) 21-14, 21-11
  5. Erin Byrne/Mariana Dal Pozzo (FIU) def. Kaila Dorish/Ashlan Cunningham (FAU) 21-17, 21-19



Ext. Helene Thelle/Taija Thomas (FIU) def. Julia Lewkowicz/Sam Gott (FAU) 21-12, 21-13



The Owls travel to St. Augustine, Florida to take part in the UNF Beach Invite on Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4.

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