Phoenix, Ariz.--The San José State beach volleyball team traveled to Phoenix on Sunday for duals against New Mexico and Grand Canyon. The Spartans fell 4-1 against each opponent.
Giulia Gávio and Luiza Andrade picked up the only point for the Spartans against New Mexico. The par needed three sets for a 21-18, 18-21, 18-16 win over the Lobo pair. Hana Tresnáková and Julia Menhart also played a tough match in the top spot of the lineup, falling 16-21, 21-16, 16-14.
In the second dual of the day, Meehan and Hirai won 21-19, 21-17, recording San José State's only point against #10 Grand Canyon. Gávio and Andrade took their match to three sets before falling 22-20, 17-21, 15-10.
The other three Spartan pairs fell in straight sets - Tresnáková and Menhart - 21-15, 21-11; Roy and Scholl - 21-18, 21-13; and Golbeck and Sam 21-14, 21-15.
San José State is now 3-7 on the season and travels to the Sacramento area on Saturday, March 19, for matches against Sacramento State at 10 a.m. and Saint Mary's at 1 p.m. Matches will take place at the Livermore Community Park in Folsom.
Sand Volleyball Match Results
Mar 13, 2016 at Phoenix, Ariz.
New Mexico 4, San José State 1
1. Cassie House/Ashley Kelsey (UNM) def. Hana Tresnáková/Julia Menhart (SJSU) 16-21, 21-16, 16-14
2. Devanne Sours/Lise Rugland (UNM) def. Allison Meehan/Jamie Hirai (SJSU) 21-6, 21-16
3. Hannah Johnson/Julia Warren (UNM) def. Tyanna Roy/Lyndi Scholl (SJSU) 21-15, 21-10
4. Eastyn Baleto/Marisa Doran (UNM) def. Julia Golbeck/Julie Sam (SJSU) 21-13, 21-15
5. Giulia Gávio/Luiza Andrade (SJSU) def. Carson Heilborn/Maddie Mayfield (UNM) 21-14, 21-15
Ext. Nandyala Gama/Mariana Mantellato (SJSU) def. Allie Askew/Keaton Alley (UNM) 21-18, 18-21, 18-16
Records: New Mexico 4-3; San José State 3-6
Grand Canyon 4, San José State 1
1. Mackenzie Phelps/Shannon Dugan (GCU) def. Hana Tresnáková/Julia Menhart (SJSU) 21-15, 21-11
2. Aleksandra Wachowicz/Molly Turner (GCU) def. Tyanna Roy/Lyndi Scholl (SJSU) 21-18, 21-13
3. Allison Meehan/Jamie Hirai (SJSU) def. Jordyn Sanchez/Emilee Erichsen (GCU) 21-19, 21-17
4. Brooke Razo/Kami Dickerson (GCU) def. Julia Golbeck/Julie Sam (SJSU) 21-14, 21-15
5. Chloe Jenkins/Rebecca Conrad (GCU) def. Giulia Gávio/Luiza Andrade (SJSU) 22-20, 17-21, 15-10
Ext. Nandyala Gama/Mariana Mantellato (SJSU) def. Mia Sakasegawa/Kelli Iverson (GCU) 17-21, 22-20, 15-5
Records: San José State 3-7; Grand Canyon 6-1.
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