Day, Flint Find Success on Sand
Emily Day and Betsi Flint both found success on the sand in the last week.
Day, teamed with Brittany Hochevar and playing as the six seed in the tournament, clinched the Manhattan Beach Open title with a 21-16, 19-21, 19-17 win over top-seeded Lane Carico and Summer Ross.
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Hochevar, Day have their moment in sun at AVP Manhattan Beach
Wow. Winning the Manhattan Beach Open has always been a goal of mine and for it to happen has been nothing short of amazing! Battling with @britthochevar was so much fun and she balled it up all weekend. Thank you to my family, friends, fans, @avpbeach, @underarmour, @smoothieking, @pmgsports, and past/present coaches. #EmsEntourage #nameonthepier
Playing on the NORCECA Continental Tour, Flint and her partner, Kelley Larsen, earned their fourth medal of the year and second silver. In their fourth NORCECA event of the year, Flint and Larsen opened the weekend with a 2-1 record in pool play. In the quarterfinals, the duo faced USA's Skylar Caputo and Corinne Quiggle, beating them 21-23, 21-12, 18-16. In the semifinals, Flint/Larsen topped Canada's Brandi Wilkerson/Julie Gordon in two, 21-18, 21-17, setting up the gold medal match against the host country. It marked Flint and Larsen's third trip to the gold medal match this season, this time for a consecutive silver medal after falling to Cuba's Yanisleidis Sanchez/Lidiannis Echeverria, 13-21, 21-19, 15-10.
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