Tuesday, 21 March 2023

NCAA Beach Volleyball



Tallahassee, Fla, – The number two ranked Florida State Seminoles started their annual FSU Beach Bash with a 3-0 record defeating Coastal Carolina, No. 13 Cal Poly, and No. 20 Washington. The Seminoles went unbeaten in all but one game played today. The Seminoles move to 1-0 against Coastal Carolina, 7-0 against Cal Poly and 1-0 against Washington.

FSU 5, Coastal Carolina 0

The Seminoles came out ready for their first dual of the season, winning every set against the Chanticleers. The Seminoles spared no time winning the first set on all courts.

Courts one, two, and four dominated, refusing to allow Coastal Carolina to take the lead in either set. Maddie Anderson and Paige Kalkhoff won quickly with set one 21-14 and set two 21-12 on court one. Alexis Durish and Raelyn White won 21-13 in both sets on court two. Alex Hilton and MaKenna Wolfe also defeated the Chanticleers 21-11 and 21-10 on court four.

On court five, Angeline Bergner and Carra Sassack won the first set easily 21-16. In the second set, the duo closed the set out well, winning a close 22-20 giving Florida State their third match point of the day.

On court three, Anna Long and Jordan Polo played great defensively, allowing them to keep both close sets in their favor. The duo took set one 21-15 and the second 21-18.

FSU 5, No. 13 Cal Poly 0

After a brief break, the Seminoles returned to the court to dominate No. 13, Cal Poly. On court one, Maddie Anderson and Paige Kalkhoff earned the win quickly, efficiently getting the 21-18 win. The second set provided some back-and-forth lead exchanges before the duo closed it out 21-17.

On court two, Alexis Durish and Raelyn White started slowly at the beginning of both sets before propelling themselves in the end to beat Cal Poly 21-17 and 21-16.

On court three, Anna Long and Jordan Polo were dominant. Only allowing the Mustangs to get 7 points in the first set. Quickly taking the win 21-7. Long and Polo rode their momentum from the first set into the second set. The pair was once again efficient taking the second set 21-12.

Courts four and five almost mirrored each other. Court four started with Morgan Chacon and Caitlin Moon firing on all cylinders and came out of the first set with a 21-15 win. The duo came out hot in the second set as well and quickly gave the Noles their fourth match point against Cal Poly. On court five, Alex Hilton and MaKenna Wolfe put on a clinic in the first set winning 21-12. That performance carried into…

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