Stockton, Calif.— The 2017 San José State beach volleyball team started the season with a 4-1 victory at Pacific Thursday afternoon on Raney Courts in Stockton.
The Spartans started the dual with victories at the #4 and #5 positions. Summer Avery and Kaitlynn Zdroik started the winning with a 21-19, 21-9 sweep, followed by Giulia Gávio and Jamie Hirai with a 21-19, 21-15 win.
“We had a really nice team victory today to start off our season,” said Spartan head coach Aaron Shepardson. “Pacific pushed us in every match. I was very proud to see us maintain our competitive posture through many of these moments.”
San José State opens a season 1-0 for the first time in school history. The team plays against San Francisco this Saturday in Santa Cruz at 10 a.m. The Spartans also play an exhibition against Feather River College at 1 p.m.
Beach Volleyball Match Results
San José State vs Pacific
Mar 02, 2017 at Stockton, Calif. (Raney Courts)
San José State 4, Pacific 1
San José State 1-0; Pacific 0-1
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