April 2, 2017
Final Stats - USC Match
Final Stats - Saint Mary's Match
Monterey, Calif.--The San José State beach volleyball team played two tough matches on Sunday as the Spartans fell to #1 USC, 5-0, and Saint Mary's, 3-2.
Against the defending national champions, all five Spartan pairs were swept. Summer Avery and Jamie Hirai were the closest to winning a set, falling in their first set 21-19, followed by 21-15.
The Spartans then battled with Saint Mary's. The teams split the first two matches of the day, with thethe Spartans winning at the #5 spot with Summer Avery and Jamie Hirai, 21-12, 21-6, before Julia Golbeck and Kaitlynn Zdroik fall in three sets, 21-13, 19-21, 15-8. Giulia Gávio and Luiza Andrande won at the number-three position, 21-18, 21-19. Saint Mary's then won the final two matches in straight sets. The Gaels have won seven of their eight matches lately, the only loss coming Sunday to #1 USC.
San José State did sweep an exhibition over West Valley, 5-0, earlier in the day.
The Spartans travel to Stanford this Friday, April 7, at 4 p.m., and to California this Saturday, April 8, at 1 p.m.
Beach Volleyball Match Results
Apr 02, 2017 at Monterey, Calif.
#1 USC 5, San José State 0
1. Kelly Claes/Sara Hughes (USC) def. Allison Meehan / Lyndi Scholl (SJSU) 21-10, 21-11
2. Terese Cannon/Nicolette Martin (USC) def. Nandyala Gama / Julie Sam (SJSU) 21-18, 21-10
3. Joy Dennis/Allie Wheeler (USC) def. Giulia Gávio / Luiza Andrade (SJSU) 21-12, 21-16
4. Jenna Belton/Jo Kremer (USC) def. Julia Golbeck / Kaitlynn Zdroik (SJSU) 21-9, 21-6
5. Katrina Kernochan/Lainy Thomas (USC) def. Summer Avery / Jamie Hirai (SJSU) 21-19, 21-15
Ext. Camie Dorn/Avery Hazelrigg (USC) def. Breann Robinson / Ciara Reistad (SJSU) 21-14, 21-18
Records: #1 USC 20-0; San José State 5-6.
Saint Mary's 3, San José State 2
1. Payton Rund/Lindsey Knudsen (SMC) def. Allison Meehan / Lyndi Scholl (SJSU) 21-17, 19-21, 15-11
2. Emily Bible/Sarah Chase (SMC) def. Nandyala Gama / Julie Sam (SJSU) 21-12, 19-21, 18-16
3. Giulia Gávio / Luiza Andrade (SJSU) def. Mary Hernandez/Alexis Salmons (SMC) 21-18, 21-19
4. Alexsa Parker/Sienna Young (SMC) def. Julia Golbeck / Kaitlynn Zdroik (SJSU) 21-13, 19-21, 15-8
5. Summer Avery / Jamie Hirai (SJSU) def. Madi Wilkerson/Alex O'Sullivan (SMC) 21-12, 21-16
Exb. Breann Robinson/Ciara Reistad (SJSU) def. Dominique Dodd/Alex O'Sullivan (SMC) 15-21, 21-11, 15-12
Records: Saint Mary's 12-4; San José State 5-7.
San José State 5, West Valley 0
1. Allison Meehan / Lyndi Scholl (SJSU) def. Hayley Sturgun/Arianna Newcomb (WV) - 21-18, 21-16
2. Julie Sam/ Nandyala Gama (SJSU) def. Morgan Wright/Emma Blockhus (WV) - 22-20, 21-6
3. Luiza Andrade / Julia Golbeck (SJSU) def. Gabriela Valencia/Payton Rippentrop (WV) - 21-19, 21-7
4. Jamie Hirai/ Giulia Gávio (SJSU) def. Hunter Roberts/Kristen Hayes (WV) - 21-7, 21-6
5. Kaitlynn Zdroik / Summer Avery (SJSU) def. Sejla Grarbo/Rochelle Nvon (WV) - 21-6, 21-5.
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