Sand Volleyball Drops A Pair to Stetson on Senior Day
Seniors Darija Sataric and Megan Knapp were recognized before Wednesday's first match.

Seniors Darija Sataric and Megan Knapp were recognized before Wednesday's first match.

April 2, 2014

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - The Florida Atlantic University sand volleyball team lost a pair of matches to Stetson by identical 4-1 scores on Wednesday.

Seniors Megan Knapp and Darija Sataric were recognized in a ceremony prior to the first match.

Kristi Tekavec and Lexi Rhein won twice at no. 5, defeating Tiffany Creamer and Kristin Lind in the first match and Madison Tormey and Stephanie Marin in the second match.

Andrea Galinis and Gabriella Pyle (no. 3) and Knapp and Mandy McIntosh (no. 4) were able to stretch their opponents to a third set in the first match, but ultimately came up short.

Knapp and McIntosh were once again able to force a third set in the second match, but dropped a narrow 15-13 decision. At no. 1, Sataric and Natalie Fraley won the first set 26-24, but couldn't hold off a Stetson rally.

The Owls will return to the court on Friday, when they will take part in the FIU Pairs Tournament.

Match 1 Results
1. Kaley Melville/Kaylee Anderson (STET) def. Darija Sataric/Natalie Fraley (FAU) 21-15, 21-18
2. Savannah Byl/Catherine Coston (STET) def. Lauren D'Amato/Beth Shoaff (FAU) 21-17, 21-15
3. Rachael Farrell/Julie Bassett (STET) def. Andrea Galinis/Gabriella Pyle (FAU) 14-21, 24-22, 15-11
4. Maren Rygh/Jordann Dierickx (STET) def. Megan Knapp/Mandy McIntosh (FAU) 21-17, 14-21, 15-10
5. Kristi Tekavec/Lexi Rhein (FAU) def. Tiffany Creamer/Kristin Lind (STET) 21-17, 22-20

 

 

Match 2 Results
1. Kaylee Anderson/Kaley Melville (STET) def. Darija Sataric/Natalie Fraley (FAU) 24-26, 21-18, 15-5
2. Savannah Byl/Catherine Coston (STET) def. Lauren D'Amato/Beth Shoaff (FAU) 21-12, 21-19
3. Rachael Farrell/Julie Bassett (STET) def. Andrea Galinis/Gabriella Pyle (FAU) 22-20, 21-4
4. Maren Rygh/Jordann Dierickx (STET) def. Megan Knapp/Mandy McIntosh (FAU) 21-16, 16-21, 15-13
5. Kristi Tekavec/Lexi Rhein (FAU) def. Madison Tormey/Stephanie Marin (STET) 21-19, 18-21, 17-15

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