Monday, 27 March 2023

NCAA Beach Volleyball



Atlanta, Ga, – The No. 4 ranked Florida State Seminoles had a short week after finishing the Tampa Invitational, traveling to Atlanta to take part in the Day of Duals. The Noles took care of business knocking off No. 20 Coastal Carolina, Mercer University, and No. 10 Georgia State.

FSU 5, No. 20 CCU 0

The Seminoles started the Day of Duals with a match against No. 20 Coastal Carolina. In their second meeting on the sand this season, Florida State came away with another 5-0 win.

On court five the Noles took the first dual point of the match with Makenna Wolfe and Carra Sassack taking care of business winning the first set 21-11 and the second set 21-16.

On court four, Alexis Durish and Caitlin Moon had a three-set battle. The pair won the first set 21-15 then dropped a close second set 21-19. The third set was back and forth with an incredible effort from Durish and Moon which helped them get the Noles their second dual point of the match with a 17-15 win.

Court three followed a similar result as court five with Morgan Chacon and Jordan Polo refusing to hit the brakes on the Noles’ momentum. Chacon and Polo won their first set 21-13 and the second set quickly followed with a 21-15 win.

On court two there was another three-set fight. Anna Long and Raelyn White dropped a very close first set 21-19. The duo then won a quick second set 21-15, before going into extra points in the third set to get the 16-14 win giving the Seminoles their fourth dual point.

Maddie Anderson and Paige Kalkhoff played well on court one. The pair won the first set 21-19 and then dropped a second set that went into extra points 23-21. Anderson and Kalkhoff refused to let the Chanticleers capitalize and won the third set 15-9.

FSU 5, Mercer 0

After a brief break, the Seminoles returned to the sand to face Mercer University. On court five Chloe Charles and Audrey Rothman started hot winning the first set 21-13. The pair stayed hot and quickly took the second set 21-12.

Court four started with Alexis Durish and Morgan Chacon winning the first set 21-14. The pair did not allow Mercer to reach double-digit points in the second set taking a 21-8 win that gave the Noles their second dual point.

On court one Maddie Anderson and Cassie Anderson dominated the first set 21-18. The sisters were paired together for the first time this season and won their second set in extra points 25-23.

On court two, Anna Long and Raelyn White also took care of business. The pair won…

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