May 12, 2009
BOCA RATON, FL - The Florida Atlantic volleyball team recently took part in a 2-on-2 volleyball tournament in Siesta Key, FL.
The 2nd annual Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championships were held in preparation for beach volleyball becoming an official NCAA championship sport. FAU took the team title at last year's event.
After completing pool play, the team of Anne Vaughan and Nicole Gerig advanced to the finals of the Gold bracket before falling to Marcela Gurgel and Jarka Havlickova of Notre Dame. Katie Arvidson and Kristyna Dzmuranova were eliminated in the Silver bracket semifinals by Sarah Rex and Kristin Fisher of USF.
"It was a great way to cap off the spring season, we really played well,"' said Jody Brown FAU head volleyball coach.