Beach Volleyball Splits Duals At Cactus Classic on Sunday

Feb. 25, 2018

Final Stats

Tucson, Ariz.— The San José State beach volleyball split a pair of duals on Sunday, defeating Benedictine Mesa, 5-0, before falling to host Arizona, 5-0, at the Cactus Classic hosted by the Wildcats.

The Spartans swept Benedictine Mesa 5-0 and won every match 2-0. Ciara Reistad and Julia Golbeck played in the number-one position, while Nandyala Gama and Lyndi Scholl won at the number-two position. Jamie Hirai and Hayley Sturgeon won at the number-three position. Breann Robinson and Luiza Andrade played together at the number-four position, while Summer Avery and Kaitlynn Zdroik played at number five.

San Jose State then played host Arizona, with the Wildcats winning 5-0. Two Spartan pairs went three sets in their match. Gama and Scholl fell 21-7 in the first set before rallying in set to win 23-21. The pairs then went to the brink, with the Wildcats winning 15-13. Robinson and Andrade also went three sets, falling 21-18, before winning set two 21-17, but fell 15-7 in the third set.



San Jose State is now 3-1 on the season. The team next plays on Friday, March 2. The team faces West Valley College in an exhibition at 12 p.m., followed by California at 4 p.m. Both duals will be played on the West Valley College campus in Saratoga, Calif.

Beach Volleyball Match Results

Feb 25, 2018 at Tucson, Ariz.

San Jose State 5, Benedictine Mesa 0

1. Ciara Reistad / Julia Golbeck (SJSU) def. Caitlan Sammons/Sydney Nelson (BENEMESA) 21-10, 21-8

2. Nandyala Gama / Lyndi Scholl (SJSU) def. Kat McCullough/Jackie Woods (BENEMESA) 21-10, 21-13

3. Jamie Hirai / Hayley Sturgeon (SJSU) def. Megan Block/Dani Burke (BENEMESA) 21-6, 21-11

4. Breann Robinson / Luiza Andrade (SJSU) def. Kassandra Renteria/Anokina Mirzapour (BENEMESA) 21-10, 21-10

5. Summer Avery / Kaitlynn Zdroik (SJSU) def. Hayden Boucher/Madison Peters (BENEMESA) 21-18, 21-10

Records: Benedictine Mesa 1-2; San Jose State 3-0

Arizona 5, San Jose State 0

1. Kacey Nady/Olivia Hallaran (ARIZ) def. Ciara Reistad / Julia Golbeck (SJSU) 21-14, 21-16

2. Natalie Anselmo/Olivia Macdonald (ARIZ) def. Nandyala Gama / Lyndi Scholl (SJSU) 21-17, 21-23, 15-13

3. Brooke Burling/Candice Denny (ARIZ) def. Jamie Hirai / Hayley Sturgeon (SJSU) 21-19, 21-17

4. Jonny Baham/Mia Mason (ARIZ) def. Breann Robinson / Luiza Andrade (SJSU) 21-18, 17-21, 15-7

5. Makenna Martin/Caroline Cordes (ARIZ) def. Summer Avery / Kaitlynn Zdroik (SJSU) 21-16, 21-18

Records: San Jose State 3-1; Arizona 3-0

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