STOCKTON, Calif. – The Pacific women's beach volleyball team wrapped up its two-game home stand Saturday afternoon against San Jose State.
The Tigers (0-2) fell to the Spartans (9-6), 5-0 at the Raney Volleyball Courts, located on Pacific's campus.
All five Pacific flights were unable to snag a set victory, but the Tigers No. 1 flight, which includes Lucy Carpenter and Riley Patterson nearly upset the Spartans top pairing in the first set of their match. Carpenter and Patterson were down by as much as four points (16-12) at the 28-point court switch, but out-scored SJSU 6-2 over the next eight points to come back and tie the game at 18-18. The two pair matched point-for-point over the next four serves, but following a 21-21 tie, the Spartans were able to snag the set-one victory with two kills. The Spartans pair went on to win the match with a 21-11 decision in the second set.
Pacific will travel the remainder of its season with its first road trip scheduled for next weekend. The Tigers head to Santa Cruz on Mar. 29th for the WCC Mid-Season Invitational.
Flight 1: Caitlin Bettenay/Tabea Schwartz def. Riley Patterson/Lucy Carpenter – 23-21; 21-11
Flight 2: Giula Gavio/Luiza Andrade def. Gabby Leo/Allison Dennemann – 21-16; 21-16
Flight 3: Ryann Thomison/Fernanda Vido def. Alex Holt/Jadyn Tubbs – 21-14; 21-13
Flight 4: Julia Golbeck/Sarah Smevog def. Kennedy Kaminsky/Sarah Bethea – 21-4; 21-5
Flight 5: Thaliana Grajeda/Kaitlynn Zdroik def. Sabrina Ballin/Slyna Abedela-Mostajo – 21-8; 21-5