APSU Sports Information
Covington, LA – Austin Peay State University beach volleyball team split a pair of matches on the final day of the New Orleans Invitational, Saturday.
The Governors opened the day with a dominant victory over Ohio Valley Conference member Jacksonville State, topping the Gamecocks 4-1 in the opening match of the day.
Kaylee Taff and Cori Theiss battled back after dropping the opening set to Maddie Cloutier and Grace Jarnagin, winning in three, while Caroline Waite and Brooke Moore swept Sam Bogdan and Bethany Randall of Jacksonville State
The Govs struggled to find rhythm against Houston Baptist in the second match of the day, falling 5-0, but Austin Peay opens the season with a 2-2 record heading into the final three days of their first road trip.
By the Numbers
Austin Peay 4, Jacksonville State 1
- No. 1 – Gerig/Gable (APSU) def. Will/Ludtke (JSU) 21-19, 20-22, 15-10
- No. 2 – Panning/Haley (APSU) def. Kirk/Anderson (JSU) 21-16, 17-21, 15-13
- No. 3 – Waite/Moore (APSU) def. Bogdan/Randall (JSU) 21-19, 21-17
- No. 4 – Taff/Theiss (APSU) def. Cloutier/Jarnagin (JSU) 19-21, 25-23, 15-13
- No. 5 – Hughes/Schmidt (JSU) def. Slay/Stitt (APSU) 6-21, 21-16, 15-13
Austin Peay 0, Houston Baptist 5
- No. 1 – Wooten/Horton (HBU) def. Gerig/Gable (APSU) 21-9, 21-13
- No. 2 – Armer/Hinojosa (HBU) def. Panning/Turner (APSU) 21-8, 21-5
- No. 3 – Banks/Silveira (HBU) def. Waite/Moore (APSU) 21-6, 23-21
- No. 4 – Wheeler/Miller (HBU) def. Taff/Theiss (APSU) 21-14, 21-9
- No. 5 – Fluke/Carter (HBU) def. Slay/Stitt (APSU) 21-17, 21-16
Next Up for APSU Beach Volleyball
The Govs will return to action 2:00pm, Sunday, for a matchup with Spring Hill.