LMU Opens Season with Pair of Wins

Feb. 25, 2018

Box Score

The LMU beach volleyball team (2-0) opened the 2018 season with a pair of wins on Saturday, managing 5-0 victories over CSU Bakersfield and Vanguard from Huntington Beach, Calif.

LMU is currently ranked #17 according to DiG Magazine and #20 according to the AVCA.

The Lions will now prepare for matches against Washington and New Mexico on March 2. LMU will then play Arizona and Grand Canyon on March 3. The first three matches of the trip will be played at Arizona in Tucson, Ariz., while the match against the Lopes will be a true road contest at GCU.

#17 LMU 5, CSU Bakersfield 0
Feb 24, 2018 at Huntington Beach, Calif. (Magnolia & PCH)
Doubles competition

1. Savannah Slattery/McKayla Ferris (LMU) def. Sydney Haynes/Emily Hansen (CSUB) 21-19, 17-21, 15-12
2. Maddie Leiphardt/Veronica Nederend (LMU) def. Emily Lopes/Mattison Degarmo (CSUB) 21-9, 21-14
3. Sara Kovac/Jessie Prichard (LMU) def. Sarah Garrow/Briannah Mariner (CSUB) 21-12, 21-16
4. Chloe Reinig/Kekai Whitford (LMU) def. AleksandraDjordjevic/Brooke Boiseau (CSUB) 21-13, 21-9
5. Bozena Culo/Emma Doud (LMU) def. Sidney Wicks/Hannah Manzanares (CSUB) 21-10, 21-13
Ext. Cierra Simpson/Kristen Castellanos (LMU) def. Krista Hernandez/Tasha Skabelund (CSUB) 21-8, 21-9

Match Notes
CSU Bakersfield 0-1
LMU 1-0; National ranking #17

#17 LMU 5, Vanguard 0
Feb 24, 2018 at Huntington Beach, Calif. (Magnolia & PCH)
Doubles competition

1. McKayla Ferris/Savannah Slattery (LMU) def. Kayla Tinker/Gabby Morrison (VAN) 21-9, 21-12
2. Maddie Leiphardt/Veronica Nederend (LMU) def. Hannah Holder/Kelli Dowell (VAN) 21-10, 21-14
3. Kekai Whitford/Chloe Reinig (LMU) def. Dani Erdelatz/Charity Dennis (VAN) 21-13, 21-19
4. Sara Kovac/Jessie Prichard (LMU) def. Karly Cantu/Eliana Johnson (VAN) 21-7, 21-9
5. Bozena Culo/Emma Doud (LMU) def. Bree Belton/Karli Burk (VAN) 21-6, 21-6
Ext. Cierra Simpson/Kristen Castellanos (LMU) def. Mackenzie MItchell/Angel Carroll (VAN) 21-11, 21-6

 

 

Match Notes
LMU 2-0; National ranking #17
Vanguard 0-3

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