Lions Fall at Pepperdine, 4-1
LMU dropped a match to Pepperdine on Thursday.
March 24, 2014
The LMU women's sand volleyball team (1-5) dropped a decision to Pepperdine on Thursday by a count of 4-1. Betsi Metter and Litara Keil proved to be the highlight for LMU, defeating a pair from Pepperdine on court 1.
Metter and Keil bested Kelley Larsen and Kellie Woolever, 13-21, 21-18, 15-12 in a close match. Rachelle Suaava and Taylor Akana played the Waves tough at No. 3, forcing a third and decisive set before eventually dropping the contest, 21-19, 19-21, 15-8. The duo of Caitlin DeWitt and Hannah Tedrow also forced three sets against Emily Cook and Katie Messing on court 4, falling by scores of 21-17, 20-22, 15-8.
LMU will host its first-ever sand volleyball matches on Wednesday, welcoming Long Beach State and Cal State Northridge to Dockweiler Beach Tower 42. The action begins at 1 pm and is open to the public.
Dual | #1 Pepperdine 4, Loyola Marymount 1
Extra Match: Samantha Cash/Taylor Racich (PEP) def. Taylor Scioscia/Alyssa Walson (LMU) 21-10, 21-6