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Sandy Owls Cap Day One of CCSA Tournament with Thrilling Win Over Georgia State
Nicole Navarro and Nicole Grant has the decisive win against Georgia State.
April 21, 2017

Final Stats

EMERSON, Ga. - The Florida Atlantic University beach volleyball team split its two matches at the CCSA Tournament on Friday. The Owls lost to LSU 5-0 before earning a thrilling 3-2 victory over Georgia State in their second match. FAU is now 19-10 on the year.

Match 1 vs. LSU

Jessalyn Kinlaw and Megan Rice (no. 1) and Gabrielle Dischler and Candace Lacour (no. 3) each won sets, but couldn’t capitalize on either court.

LSU 5, Florida Atlantic 0

  1. Claire Coppola/Kristen Nuss (LSU) def. Megan Rice/Jessalyn Kinlaw (FAU) 21-19, 16-21, 15-10
  2. Emmy Allen/Maddie Ligon (LSU) def. Jazmine Barker/Brittany Pellitteri (FAU) 21-18, 22-20
  3. Olivia Powers/Katie Lindelow (LSU) def. Gabby Dischler/Candace Lacour (FAU) 13-21, 21-16, 15-13
  4. Cati Leak/Callan Molle (LSU) def. Nicole Grant/Nicole Navarro (FAU) 21-18, 21-18
  5. Riley Young/Megan Davenport (LSU) def. Carly Scarbrough/Ashlan Cunningham (FAU) 21-17, 21-19

 

Match 2 vs. Georgia State


 

 

Ashlan Cunningham and Carly Scarborough lost in straight sets at no. 5 to give GSU a 1-0 lead. Lacour and Dischler evened the match with a 21-16, 21-19 win at no. 3. Kinlaw and Rice put the Owls ahead, 21-19, 21-17 on no. 1. The Panthers’ 21-18, 23-21 victory on court 2 meant the entire match came down to court 4. Nicole Navarro and Nicole Grant overcame a first set loss to win the second set 21-18 to force a third set. In that third set, GSU took a 9-6 lead prompting an Owl timeout. After the break, Grant and Navarro won the next five points to take an 11-6 advantage. The Panthers rallied to tie the match 14-14, before the Owls eventually completed the comeback 18-16 and sealing the win for FAU.

 

­­­FAU 3, Georgia State 2

  1. Jessalyn Kinlaw/Megan Rice (FAU) def. Delaney Rohan/Chelsea Ross (GSU) 21-19, 21-17
  2. Jessica Fourspring/Haley Pa'akaula (GSU) def. Brittany Pellitteri/Jazmine Barker (FAU) 21-18, 23-21
  3. Candace Lacour/Gabby Dischler (FAU) def. Brooke Weiner/Natalie Wilson (GSU) 21-16, 21-19
  4. Nicole Navarro/Nicole Grant (FAU) def. Amie Held/Kate Novack (GSU) 15-21, 21-18, 18-16
  5. Olivia Stasevich/Georgia Johnson (GSU) def. Ashlan Cunningham/Carly Scarbrough (FAU) 21-11, 21-16

 

Upcoming

The Owls continue play at the CCSA Tournament on Saturday when they play UAB at 10:30 a.m. and College of Charleston at 1:30 p.m.

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