DAVIS, Calif. – The Pacific women's beach volleyball team recorded two of its best performances of the year, despite falling to both Oregon (4-1) and UC Davis (3-2) on Saturday afternoon.
In their first match against the Ducks, three of Pacific's flights, including Kennedy Kaminsky/Lucy Carpenter, Lauren Cline, Hanne De Schrijver, and Riley Patterson/Allison Dennemann forced their respective games to be decided in three sets. Claiming the Tigers only victory against Oregon was Pacific's No. 3 flight — Patterson/Dennemann. After falling 22-20 in the first set the freshman duo downed Oregon's Lauren Page and Emily Mattoon 21-13 and 17-15 in sets two and three, respectively. The Tiger victory was the pairs fourth-straight, after also going 3-0 at last week's Sacramento State Beach Tournament.
Pacific took some momentum into its match with the Aggies with Patterson/Dennemann and Cline/De Schrijver both claiming victories on the afternoon. Patterson and Dennemann were outstanding once again, defeating UCD's Savanah Schroeder and Katherine Kedeshian by significant margin, 21-16 and 21-8.
Cline and De Schrijver had a tougher time wining in straight sets. After taking the first set (21-15), the Aggies' Rost Holscher and Demari Webb evened the match with a 21-16 decision in the second set. The Pacific pair went on the claim the win with a 15-13 finish in the deciding set.
The Tigers (0-12) will play in their final matches of the season next week. Pacific will face San Francisco on Tuesday, April 16 before heading to Santa Monica for the West Coast Conference Beach Championship.
Oregon 4, Pacific 1
1. Brooke Nuneviller/Lindsey Vander Weide (ORE) def. Gabby Leo/Alex Holt (PAC) - 21-15, 21-14
2. Maddy Silberger-Franek/August Raskie (ORE) def. Kennedy Kaminsky/Lucy Carpenter (PAC) - 21-7, 15-21, 15-6
3. Riley Patterson/Allison Dennemann (PAC) def. Lauren Page/Emily Mattoon (ORE) - 20-22, 21-13, 17-15
4. Josie Cole/Ally Haden (ORE) def. Lauren Cline/Hanne De Schrijver (PAC) - 21-9, 19-21, 15-10
5. Carly Wallace/Elise Ferreira (ORE) def. Sarah Bethea/Jadyn Tubbs (PAC) - 21-14, 21-14
UC Davis 3, Pacific 2
1. Paloma Bowman/Josephine Ough (UCD) def. Gabby Leo/Alex Holt (PAC) - 21-16, 21-17
2. Lauren Matias/Heather Reed (UCD) def. Kennedy Kaminsky/Lucy Carpenter (PAC) - 21-11, 21-13
3. Riley Patterson/Allison Dennemann (PAC) def. Savanah Schroeder/Katherine Kedeshian (UCD) - 21-16, 21-8
4. Lauren Cline/Hanne De Schrijver (PAC) def. Rost Holscher/Demari Webb (UCD) - 21-15, 16-21, 15-13
5. Ally Reyes/Nicole Andrate (UCD) def. Sarah Bethea/Jadyn Tubbs (PAC) - 21-7, 21-12