Austin Peay State University Sports Information
Conway, SC – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) beach volleyball team split its final matches of ASUN Conference play against Coastal Carolina, 0-5, and Jacksonville State, 3-2, in day two of the Conway Classic, Saturday morning.
Austin Peay finished with a season sweep against Jacksonville State after edging out a 3-2 victory.
The Govs and the Gamecocks competed at 11:00am and four of the five pairings ended in a three-set finish.
In the No. 5 pairing, MiMi Arrington and Caroline Waite had a back-and-forth affair with JSU’s Addie Halverson and Grace Jarnagin going to a three-set finish after the Govs lost the first set, 12-21, but bounced back in the second set, 21-16, and finished off the Gamecocks in the third, 15-10.
Ciera Koons and Brooke Moore in the No. 3 pairing for the Govs cruised their way into a win after defeating the Gamecocks’ Taylor Wooldridge and Ashley Pettibone in straight sets, 21-11, 21-14. In the No. 4 pairing, Lucy Randall and Chloe Stitt took the first set from JSU’s Maddie Cloutier and Lena Kindermann, 15-21, before falling in the second and third set, 21-18, 15-12.
The Governors started the day against the host Coastal Carolina at 9:00am Saturday. In the No. 3 pairing, Brooke Moore and Ciera Koons battled with CCU’s Tanner Gauthier and Kate Federico into three sets. Koons and Moore took the first set, 21-19, and went into extra volleys in the third set before falling, 17-15.
Austin Peay wrapped up ASUN Conference play and will head to UT Martin to face the Skyhawks in a doubleheader for the second time this season, Wednesday, April 10th, before returning home to host the Govs Beach Bash, Friday and Saturday.
Austin Peay 0, Coastal Carolina 5
- Court 1: Hardeman, Leah/Alvis, Sydney (CCU) def. Jenna Panning/Haley Turner (APSU) 21-17, 21-14
- Court 2: Campbell, Lucy/Boyer, Anaiah (CCU) def. Ginny Gerig/Cori Theiss (APSU) 21-10, 21-9
- Court 3: Gauthier, Tanner/Federico, Kate (CCU) def. Ciera Koons/Brooke Moore (APSU) 19-21, 21-9, 17-15
- Court 4: Ladewig, Shelby/Djuric, Aleksandra (CCU) def. Chloe Stitt/Lucy Randall (APSU) 21-12, 21-14
- Court 5: Eske, Kalin/Nemeth, Anett (CCU) def. Caroline Waite/Karli Graham (APSU) 21-12, 21-16
Austin Peay 3, Jacksonville State 2
- Court 1: Jenna Panning/Haley Turner (APSU) def. WILL, Katie/SCHMIDT, Shayla (JSU) 21-18, 21-17
- Court 2: MILTON, Kaylie/NELSON, Bailey (JSU) def. Ginny Gerig/Cori Theiss (APSU) 21-11, 19-21, 15-8
- Court 3: Ciera Koons/Brooke Moore (APSU) def. WOOLDRIDGE, Taylor/PETTIBONE, Ashley (JSU) 21-11, 21-14
- Court 4: CLOUTIER, Maddie/KINDERMANN, Lena (JSU) def. Chloe Stitt/Lucy Randall (APSU) 15-21, 21-18, 15-12
- Court 5: Caroline Waite/MiMi Arrington (APSU) def. HALVERSON, Addie/JARNAGIN, Grace (JSU) 12-21, 21-16, 15-10