TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The 14th ranked Florida Atlantic University beach volleyball team concluded action at the Staybridge Suites Invitational with losses to no. 4 Florida State and no. 16 TCU, 5-0 and 3-2, respectively.
Match 1 vs. #4 Florida State
Sam Gott and Carly Scarborough lost their exhibition match in straight sets. Ashlan Cunningham and Julia Lewkowicz dropped a 21-14, 21-11 decision on court 5. Nicole Grant and Nicole Navarro won the first set at no. 4, but lost the next two sets to put FSU up 2-0. On court 3, Jazmine Barker and Brittany Pellitteri lost 21-17, 21-16. The tandem of Candace Lacour and Gabby Dischler lost on court 2, 25-13, 21-11. The Owls’ top team of Megan Rice and Jessalyn Kinlaw came up short, 21-12, 24-22.
#4 Florida State 5, #14 Florida Atlantic 0
- Leigh Andrew/Brooke Kuhlman (FSU) def. Rice,Megan/Kinlaw,Jessalyn (FAU) 21-12, 24-22
- Vanessa Freire/Francesca Goncalves (FSU) def. Dischler,Gabrielle/Lacour,Candace (FAU) 21-13, 21-11
- Victoria Paranagua/Macy Jerger (FSU) def. Barker,Jazmine/Pellitteri,Brittany (FAU) 21-17, 21-16
- Katie Horton/Nikki Esposito (FSU) def. Grant,Nicole/Navarro,Nicole (FAU) 17-21, 22-20, 15-11
- Eva Torruella/Hailey Luke (FSU) def. Lewkowicz,Julia/Cunningham,Ashlan (FAU) 21-14, 21-11
Ext. Danielle Pennington/Julia Thompson (FSU) def. Scarborough,Carly/Gott,Sam (FAU) 21-15, 21-19
Match 2 vs. #16 TCU
Maja Ristic and Carly Scarborough won the exhibition match in straight sets. Lewkowicz and Cunningham lost 21-13, 21-19 at no. 5. At no. 4, Navarro and Grant took a pair of two-point wins to tie the match 1-1. TCU regained the edge with a straight set win on court 2. Dischler and Lacour took a straight set decision on court 3, leveling the match 2-2. At no. 1, Rice and Kinlaw suffered a straight set loss.
#16 TCU 3, #14 FAU 2
- Amy Neal/Jaelyn Greene (TCU) def. Rice,Megan/Kinlaw,Jessalyn (FAU) 21-15, 21-18
- Molly Scheel/Haven Hill (TCU) def. Barker,Jazmine/Pellitteri,Brittany (FAU) 21-10, 21-19
- Dischler,Gabrielle/Lacour,Candace (FAU) def. Jillian Bergeson/Shane Peters (TCU) 22-20, 21-17
- Grant,Nicole/Navarro,Nicole (FAU) def. Clair Doyle/Avery Arellano (TCU) 21-19, 23-21
- Ariah Palter/Sarita Mikals (TCU) def. Lewkowicz,Julia/Cunningham,Ashlan (FAU) 21-13, 21-19
Ext. Scarborough,Carly/Ristic,Maja (FAU) def. Tyler Lucas/Bridget Odmark (TCU) 21-10, 21-15