Arriola-Keil Head to AVCA Sand National Championships

Litara Keil will team with Felicia Arriola at the National Championships this weekend.

April 30, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The LMU sand volleyball duo of Felicia Arriola and Litara Keil will head to Gulf Shores, Ala. this weekend for the 2013 AVCA Sand Volleyball National Championships. The duo will open pool play on Friday at 2 p.m. CT when they take on Strausbaugh/Nyquist of Jacksonville, the first of four scheduled matches.

The top two finishers from each pool will be seeded into Sunday's 16-team single elimination bracket. Ten pairs from the team championship squads will advance automatically to Sunday's championship bracket, joining those teams who are still alive after pool play. The last two positions will be determined by a play in on Saturday afternoon. First round matches in the pairs championship will start at 8 a.m. CT on Sunday, May 5. The semifinals, scheduled to start at noon, and the championship match, slated for 2 p.m., will be covered by CBS Sports Network.

Scheduled matches for LMU's pair are listed below:
Friday, May 3
Match #2 (Arriola/Keil vs. Strausbaugh/Nyguist - Jack) (CC Ct #1) - 2:00 p.m.
Match #3 (Arriola/Keil vs. Nightingale/Strehlow - UCLA) (CC Ct #1) - 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 3
Match #2 (Arriola/Keil vs. Stepanova/Sukhareva - FIU) (CC Ct #2) - 10:00 a.m.
Match #3 (Arriola/Keil vs. Dodd/Shaw - St. Mary's) (CC Ct #4) - 1:00 p.m.




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