#15 LMU Drops Matches to Top-Five Opponents

March 8, 2018

Box Score

Playing a pair of matches against top-five opponents at UCLA's Sunset Canyon Beach Volleyball Courts, LMU beach volleyball (4-4) suffered a 3-2 setback to #2 Hawai'i (4-2) before falling 5-0 to #4 UCLA (7-3).

LMU and Hawai'i played the first four courts even, but UH's Lea Monkhouse and Morgan Martin topped Chloe Reinig and Kekai Whitford on court three, 21-18, 21-12, to seal the win.

LMU vs Hawaii (Mar 08, 2018)
#2 Hawaii 3, #15 LMU 2
Mar 08, 2018 at Los Angeles, Calif. (Sunset Canyon Beach Volleyball Courts)
Doubles competition

1. Laurel Weaver/Carly Kan (HAWAII) def. Savannah Slattery/McKayla Ferris (LMU) 21-17, 21-17
2. Sara Kovac/Jessie Prichard (LMU) def. Ka'iwi Schucht/Emily Maglio (HAWAII) 21-18, 21-17
3. Lea Monkhouse/Morgan Martin (HAWAII) def. Chloe Reinig/Kekai Whitford (LMU) 21-18, 21-12
4. Veronica Nederend/Maddie Leiphardt (LMU) def. Amy Ozee/Ari Homayun (HAWAII) 21-15, 18-21, 15-13
5. Allyssah Fitterer/Hi'ilawe Huddleston (HAWAII) def. Bozena Culo/Emma Doud (LMU) 24-22, 21-17

Match Notes
LMU 4-3; National ranking #15
Hawaii 4-2; National ranking #2
Order of finish: Doubles (5,4,1,2,3);
LMU ranked #15 according to DiG Magazine; #17 according to AVCA
Hawai'i ranked #2 according to DiG Magazine; #3 according to AVCA

LMU vs UCLA (Mar 08, 2018)
#4 UCLA 5, #15 LMU 0
Mar 08, 2018 at Los Angeles, Calif. (Sunset Canyon Beach Volleyball Courts)
Doubles competition

1. Megan McNamara/Nicole McNamara (UCLA) def. Savannah Slattery/McKayla Ferris (LMU) 21-8, 21-16
2. Sarah Sponcil/Lily Justine (UCLA) def. Sara Kovac/Jessie Prichard (LMU) 21-12, 21-14
3. Elise Zappia/Madi Yeomans (UCLA) def. Kekai Whitford/Chloe Reinig (LMU) 21-8, 21-13
4. Savvy Simo/Zana Muno (UCLA) def. Veronica Nederend/Maddie Leiphardt (LMU) 21-16, 22-20
5. Izzy Carey/Megan Muret (UCLA) def. Bozena Culo/Emma Doud (LMU) 21-15, 21-14
Ext. Cami Sanchez/Mac May (UCLA) def. Paige Panter/Cierra Simpson (LMU) 19-21, 21-12, 15-8

 

 

Match Notes
LMU 4-4; National ranking #15
UCLA 7-3; National ranking #4
Order of finish: Doubles (5,4,1,2,3);
LMU ranked #15 according to DiG Magazine; #17 according to AVCA
UCLA ranked #5 according to DiG Magazine; #4 according to AVCA

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