BOCA RATON, Fla. - The Florida Atlantic University sand volleyball team lost the inaugural match on its home courts to FIU 5-0 on Wednesday.
The Owls battled, keeping many of the sets close. Alyssa Warren and Delaney Clesen were the only pair to win a set, scoring 21-18 in the second set of the match at no. 4. Savannah Hicks and Gabriella Pyle won their exhibition match.
FAU will take part in the UNF Sand Volleyball this weekend. They will face UNF and Jacksonville on Saturday before playing Georgia State and South Carolina on Sunday.
FAU-FIU Match Results
#1 Maryna Samoday/Anja Licka def. Chelsey Tekavec/Mandi McIntosh 21-13, 21-13
#2 Kristine Monforte/Summer Nash def. Beth Shoaff/Gabrielle Dischler 21-15, 21-15
#3 Martyna Gluchowicz/Anna Budinska def. Andrea Galinis/Brittany Pellitteri 21-9, 21-17
#4 Darija Sataric/Aren Cupp def. Alyssa Warren/Delaney Clesen 21-12, 18-21, 13-15
#5 Marina Boulanger/Tina Toghiyani def. Lexi Rhein/Natalie Fraley 21-18, 21-17
Exh. Savannah Hicks/Gabriella Pyle def. Natalia Giron/Estephanie Bethancourt 21-9, 21-16