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Austin Peay State University Beach Volleyball loses to Stetson, Florida State


Austin Peay State University Sports Information

APSU Women's VolleyballTallahassee, FL – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) beach volleyball team fell against a pair of top 10 nationally-ranked teams, Friday, at the Seminole Beach Battle.

The Governors struggled early in the first match against No. 10 Stetson, Friday morning. Stetson improved to 13-3 after defeating APSU, 5-0.

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball drops two matches Friday at Seminole Beach Battle. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball drops two matches Friday at Seminole Beach Battle. (APSU Sports Information)

In the No. 1 pairing, Ciera Koons and Ginny Gerig battled the Hatters’ Sunniva Helland-Hansen and Carly Perales in an exciting second set, forcing extra volleys, but eventually fell 21-16, 23-21

The Govs then faced third-ranked and event host Florida State in the early afternoon. The Governors were not able to secure a point against the 2018 national runners-up, but in the No. 2 pairing, Jenna Panning and Brooke Moore played a gutsy second set, forcing extra volleys, though they ultimately fell to the Seminoles’ Devan Hultquist and Payton Rund, 21-13, 25-23.

The Governors will take on No. 15 ranked Arizona Wildcats to finish off the Seminole Beach Battle 8:30am CT, Saturday. Be sure to follow the Govs on Twitter @AustinPeayBVB for updates on the Seminole Beach Battle.

Box Score

Austin Peay 0, #10 Stetson 5

Court 1: Sunniva Helland-Hansen/Carly Perales (STET) def. Ciera Koons/Ginny Gerig (APSU) 21-, 23-21
Court 2: Sammee Thomas/Darby Dunn (STET) def. Brooke Moore/Jenna Panning (APSU) 21-12, 21-14
Court 3: Rachel Noble/Ana Costa (STET) def. Haley Turner/Cori Theiss (APSU) 21-11, 21-10
Court 4: Samantha Harris/Julie Varga (STET) def. Chloe Stitt/Lucy Randall (APSU) 21-8, 21-3
Court 5: Rebecca Ingram/Quinci Birker (STET) def. MiMi Arrington/Karli Graham (APSU) 21-14, 21-10

Austin Peay 0, #3 Florida State 5

Court 1: Madison Fitzpatrick/Alaina Chaoon Perales (FSU) def. Ciera Koons/Ginny Gerig (APSU) 21-9, 21-12
Court 2: Devan Hultquist/Payton Rund (FSU) def. Brooke Moore/Jenna Panning (APSU) 21-13, 25-23
Court 3: Morgan Chacon/Nikki Esposito (FSU) def. Haley Turner/Cori Theiss (APSU) 21-18, 21-16
Court 4: Kate Privett/Macey Jerger (FSU)def. Chloe Stitt/Lucy Randall (APSU) 21-7, 21-8
Court 5: Ashley Robert/Avery Poppinga (FSU) def. MiMi Arrington/Karli Graham (APSU) 21-7, 21-8




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