Sand Volleyball

Lions Fall at Pepperdine, 4-1

Litara Keil teamed with Betsi Metter to post a victory on court 1.
Litara Keil teamed with Betsi Metter to post a victory on court 1.

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
March 20, 2014 | Malibu, Calif. (Zuma Beach)
No. 1 Betsi Metter/Litara Keil (LMU) def. Kelley Larsen/Kellie Woolever (PEP) 13-21, 21-18, 15-12
No. 2 Lara Dykstra/Becca Strehlow (PEP) def. Kathleen Luft/Avery Bush (LMU) 21-19, 21-11
No. 3 Delaney Knudsen/Caitlin Racich (PEP) def. Rachelle Suaava/Taylor Akana (LMU) 21-19, 19-21, 15-8
No. 4 Emily Cook/Katie Messing (PEP) vs. Caitlin DeWitt/Hannah Tedrow (LMU) 21-17, 20-22, 15-8
No. 5 Sophie Asprey/Victoria Adelhelm (PEP) def. Anne Marie Taylor/Ashley Maxfeldt (LMU) 21-13, 21-10

Extra Match: Samantha Cash/Taylor Racich (PEP) def. Taylor Scioscia/Alyssa Walson (LMU) 21-10, 21-6

 

 

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