Lions Split First Two Home Sand Volleyball Matches
LMU hosted Long Beach State and Cal State Northridge for the first time in program history.
March 27, 2014
The LMU sand volleyball program (4-6) hosted its first-ever home matches on Wednesday, welcoming Long Beach State and Cal State Northridge to Dockweiler Beach and Tower 42 for a pair of matches. The Lions defeated the Matadors, 4-1, while dropping a close contest to Long Beach State, 3-2.
LMU's Taylor Akana and Rachelle Suaava posted victories over Long Beach State and Cal State Northridge, defeating Mahina-Boyd of CSUN, 21-10, 21-19 and knocking-off Cabrajac-Mackie in come-from-behind fashion, 13-21, 21-18, 15-12.
Playing on court five, the pair of Ashley Maxfeldt and Anne Marie Taylor won a close battle against CSUN's Serna-Casino, 22-20, 21-11. The duo was also in a close match against LBSU's Wagner-Wagner, this time falling, 22-20, 21-16.
LMU will return to action on April 3, heading to USC to compete against the Trojans and UCLA. Action begins at 1:30 pm.