Beach Returns To Raney Courts Monday & Tuesday

Emily Baptista & Taylor Poncetta (photo by Christine Jacobsen)
Emily Baptista & Taylor Poncetta (photo by Christine Jacobsen)

STOCKTON, Calif. - The Pacific beach volleyball team returns to Raney Courts on Monday and Tuesday as the Tigers take on Grand Canyon and Saint Mary's.

Pacific faces Grand Canyon on Monday at 2:30 p.m., and Saint Mary's at 3 p.m. on Tuesday in the Tigers final two matches before the West Coast Conference Championships.

The Tigers have won two of the last three matches, with wins over Utah and San Francisco. But Saint Mary's topped the Tigers in Moraga last Monday.

Janie Feldsher & Taylor Poncetta improved to 2-0 as a tandem this season against USF and Saint Mary's.

Lexi Elman & Andie Shelton have won two of the last three at the No. 1 position, as have Katrin Gotterba & Maycie LaBass at the No. 2 spot and Ashlyn Fleming & Skylar Wine at the No. 5 spot. Gotterba & LaBass own the best record on the Tigers with four victories.

Saint Mary's is 6-3 after splitting action against Portland and No. 3 UCLA on Saturday at the Monterrey Invitational.

Grand Canyon enters the weekend at 10-3 overall, with wins over Portland and San Jose State and a loss to UCLA at the Monterrey Invitational Saturday.