Beach Volleyball Goes 1-1 On Saturday

Julie Sam (pictured) and Nandyala Gama won in three sets against Sacramento State.
April 9, 2016

Final Stats - New Mexico
Final Stats - Sacramento State

Folsom, Calif.--The San José State beach volleyball team split a pair of duals on Saturday, falling to New Mexico, 4-1, before rebounding to defeat Sacramento State, 3-2, at the Livermore Community Park in Folsom, Calif.

Hana Tresnáková and Julia Menhart ran their winning streak to six matches against New Mexico with a 21-16, 21-14 win over the Lobos.  They were the only pair to score a point against New Mexico. 

Allison Meehan and Jamie Hirai stretched their match against the Lobo pair to three sets before falling, 17-21, 21-16, 15-6.  The three other Spartan pairs fell in straight sets.

Against Sacramento State, three Spartans pairs won their matches for the 3-2 win and the fourth win over the Hornets this season.  Meehan and Hirai won their match - 21-19, 21-5.  Nandyala Gama and Julie Sam needed three sets for their win - 21-17, 21-23, 15-4; as well as Summer Avery and Luiza Andrade - 21-18, 15-21, 15-9.  Tresnáková and Menhart had their winning streak stopped at six matches with a 21-18, 21-15 loss.



The Spartans are now 7-10 on the season and travel to Stanford this Thursday, April 14, for a 4 p.m. dual.

Beach Volleyball Match Results

Apr 09, 2016 at Folsom, Calif. (Livermore Community Park)

New Mexico 4, San José State 1

1. Hana Tresnáková/Julia Menhart (SJSU) def. Ashley Kelsey/Cassie House (UNM) 21-16, 21-14

2. Devanne Sours/Lise Rugland (UNM) def. Allison Meehan/Jamie Hirai (SJSU) 17-21, 21-16, 15-6

3. Hannah Johnson/Julia Warren (UNM) def. Lyndi Scholl/Tyanna Roy (SJSU) 21-9, 21-18

4. Eastyn Baleto/Marisa Doran (UNM) def. Julia Golbeck/Luiza Andrade (SJSU) 21-15, 21-19

5. Maddie Mayfield/Carson Heilborn (UNM) def. Nandyala Gama/Julie Sam (SJSU) 21-11, 21-10

Ext. Summer Avery/Breann Robinson (SJSU) def. Allie Askew/Chloe Crappell (UNM) 12-21, 21-19, 15-9

Records: New Mexico 16-4; San José State 6-10

San José State 3, Sacramento State 2

1. Sloan Lovett/Madeline Cannon (SAC) def. Hana Tresnáková/Julia Menhart (SJSU) 21-18, 21-15

2. Allison Meehan/Jamie Hirai (SJSU) def. Lauren Aikels/Morgan Stanley (SAC) 21-19, 21-15

3. Lexie Skalbeck/Lana Brown (SAC) def. Tyanna Roy/Lyndi Scholl (SJSU) 21-16, 19-21, 15-11

4. Nandyala Gama/Julie Sam (SJSU) def. Hannah Meadows/Brie Gathright (SAC) 21-17, 21-23, 15-4

5. Summer Avery/Luiza Andrade (SJSU) def. Kennedy Kurtz/Brigitte Murdock (SAC) 21-18, 15-21, 15-9

Ext. Julia Wright/Skyler Takeda (SAC) def. Julia Golbeck/Breann Robinson (SJSU) 21-17, 21-18

Records: San José State 7-10; Sacramento State 1-15

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