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Beach Volleyball Wins Two at Battle on the Bay
March 24, 2017

Final Stats

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. The Florida Atlantic University beach volleyball team swept its two matches at the Battle on the Bay on Friday. The Owls (14-2) have now won 13 matches in a row. FAU only lost one set on the day, defeating Eckerd College and Jacksonville State both 5-0.

Match 1 vs. Eckerd College

Sam Gott and Maja Ristic had to fight off a pesky Eckerd duo at no. 4, but held on 21-18 in the second set to win their match. Over at no. 5, Nicole Navarro and Nicole Grant coasted to a 21-9, 21-12 win. FAU’s no. 1 duo, Jessalyn Kinlaw and Megan Rice overcame a 21-16 loss in the first set to force a third set, winning that frame 15-9. Gabrielle Dischler and Candace Lacour had to fight off a pesky Eckerd duo at no. 2, but won 21-16 in the second set to win their match. Brittany Pellitteri and Jazmine Barker cruised to a fairly comfortable easy victory at no. 3, winning 21-6, 21-11.



Florida Atlantic 5, Lincoln Memorial 0

  1. Kinlaw,Jessalyn/Rice,Megan (FAU) def. Kaitlyn Sibson/Madison Whiting (EC) 16-21, 21-14, 15-9
  2. Lacour,Candace/Dischler,Gabrielle (FAU) def. Arielle Erillo/Abigail O'Ferrell (EC) 21-18, 21-16
  3. Pellitteri,Brittany/Barker,Jazmine (FAU) def. Stephanie Bogda/Rachel Cornatzer (EC) 21-6, 21-11
  4. Gott,Sam/Ristic,Maja (FAU) def. Fernanda Reis/Katie Arnette (EC) 21-19, 21-18
  5. Navarro,Nicole/Grant,Nicole (FAU) def. Savanna Cary/Mackenzie Redner (EC) 21-9, 21-12


Match 2 vs. Jacksonville State

All of the matches were decided in straight sets. Pellitteri and Ristic had to play extra points in the first set at no. 4 before winning their match. Grant and Navarro had the easiest time in their match, winning 21-5, 21-9.


­­­FAU 5, Jacksonville State

  1. Kinlaw,Jessalyn/McGrath,Megan (FAU) def. Jae-Lyn Visscher/Katie Will (JSU) 21-8, 21-8
  2. Lacour,Candace/Dischler,Gabrielle (FAU) def. Hannah Kirk/Charis Ludtke (JSU) 21-11, 21-15
  3. Gott,Sam/Barker,Jazmine (FAU) def. Hailey Hughes/Shayla Schmidt (JSU) 21-12, 21-9
  4. Pellitteri,Brittany/Ristic,Maja (FAU) def. Maddie Cloutier/Sadie Anderson (JSU) 29-27, 21-13
  5. Grant,Nicole/Navarro,Nicole (FAU) def. Ashley Clingan/Rachel Perucki (JSU) 21-5, 21-9



The Owls will finish the Battle on the Bay on Saturday, when they played Huntingdon and Morehead St.

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