In the Gold Bracket, Hirai and Meehan defeated Elizabeth Culpepper and Amanda Moriary from Hawaii Pacific 21-14, 21-3, in the first round. In the quarterfinals, the pair fell to eventual runners-up Olivia Urban and Katie Spieler of Hawaii 21-14, 21-12.
Two other Spartan pairs competed in the Gold Bracket. Summer Avery and Julie Sam fell to Emilee Erichsen and Molly Turner of Grand Canyon, 21-11, 21-3. In the quarterfinals, Bre Moreland and Nandyala Gama lost to Brittany Tiegs and Samme Brown of Hawaii 21-11, 21-13.
In the Silver Bracket, Breann Robinson and Navjit Brianna fell to Gianna Guinasso and Hannah Zalopany from Hawaii, 21-15, 21-15. Yavianliz Rosado and Sara Hibbs fell in the quarterfinals to runners-up Heather Boyan and Lara Schreiber of Hawaii, 21-11, 21-9.
San José State finishes the 2015 season Sunday with two matches in Hawaii. The team faces Grand Canyon at 3 p.m. HDT/6 p.m. PDT and Hawaii at 7 p.m. HDT/10 p.m. PDT.
Sand Volleyball Showcase
San José State Results
Jamie Hirai/Allison Meehan (SJS) def. Elizabeth Culpepper/Amanda Moriary (HPU) 21-14, 21-13
Emilee Erichsen/Molly Turner (GCU) def. Summer Avery/Julie Sam (SJS) 21-11, 21-13
Olivia Urban/Katie Spieler (UH) def. Hirai/Meehan (SJS) 21-15, 21-12
Brittany Tiegs/Sammie Brown (UH) def. Bre Moreland/Nandyala Gama 21-11, 21-13
Gianna Guinasso/Hannah Zalopany (UH) def. Breann Robinson/Navjit Brianna (SJS) 21-15 21-15
Heather Boyan/Lara Schreiber (UH) def. Yavianliz Rosado/Sara Hibbs (SJS) 21-11, 21-9
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