Lions Drop Pair Of Matches
LMU lost sand volleyball matches against Florida State and host USC
March 11, 2013
Los Angeles, Calif. - In their first competition of the year, the Lions of LMU faced two top-5 teams in No. 3 USC and No. 4 Florida State. Despite being outmatched against both teams, the Lions, in only their second year of sand volleyball competition, stayed competitive throughout play. Amber Mirabello and Hannah Tedrow defeated Sam Hirschmann and Sydney Seau of host school USC to record the Lion's sole victory of the weekend (21-18, 21-19 at No. 5).
Florida State went undefeated as they recorded victories over both LMU (5-0) and USC (3-2). USC went 1-1 as they defeated LMU (4-1) but lost to Florida State (3-2).
LMU returns to action this Wednesday (3/13) as they head to Long Beach State to take on the 49ers beginning at 3:00 p.m.
Florida State 5, Loyola Marymount 0
USC 4, Loyola Marymount 1
Florida State 3, USC 2
1.) Kirby Burnham-Bria Russ (USC) def. Aurora Davis-Fatma Yildirim (FSU) 21-16, 21-15
2.) Katie Fuller-Stevi Robinson (USC) def. Melanie Pavels-Katherine Plessy (FSU) 21-16, 18-21, 15-12
3.) Marija Milosavljevic-Jace Pardon (FSU) def. Eve Ettinger-Alexa Stonish (USC) 21-17, 21-10
4.) Julie Brown-Sarah Wickstrom (FSU) def. Brooke Fournier-Natasa Siljkovic (USC) 24-22, 21-10
5.) Kristina Pellitteri-Stephanie Pellitteri (FSU) def. Sam Hirschmann-Sydney Seau (USC) 21-19, 21-19
Order of finish: 4, 5, 3, 1, 2