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APSU Beach Volleyball defeat Morehead State, lose to Jacksonville State at Eastern Kentucky Tournament

 

APSU Women's VolleyballRichmond, KY – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) beach volleyball team split a doubleheader on the first day of play at the EKU Beach Tournament, the Governors beat Morehead State, 3-2, and then fell to Jacksonville State, 3-2, Saturday at Eastern Kentucky.

Austin Peay State University Beach Volleyball spilts doubleheader at East Kentucky Beach Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Beach Volleyball spilts doubleheader at East Kentucky Beach Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

In the first match against Morehead State, Caroline Waite and Erin Eisenhart picked up their third-straight win in the No. 4 pairing to give the Govs their first point of the afternoon.

After dropping the No. 5 and No. 1 pairings to the Eagles, Marlayna Bullington, and Aysha Hood scored the Governors second point of the day and tied the match, 2-2, with a win in the No. 2 pairing. In the final match left on the sand, Kelsey Mead and Tegan Seyring secured a 3-2 win for Austin Peay State University with a win in the No. 3 pairing.  

In the second match of the day against Jacksonville State, the Gamecocks picked up wins in the No. 4 and No. 5 pairings to start the match. Then Mead and Seyring kept their momentum from the morning’s contest and won their second-straight match when they beat Jacksonville State in the No. 3 pairing.

However, Jacksonville State was able to score the match-clinching point when they won the No. 1 pairing. With the match already decided, Panning and Moore picked up their team-best ninth win of the season in the No. 2 pairing to bring the day to an end.

Austin Peay State University will be back in action at the EKU Beach Tournament when it plays Sunday matches against Chattanooga, 1:00pm, and Eastern Kentucky, 5:00pm.

In the time of COVID-19 Coronavirus, there is always a chance that a match will be postponed or not come to fruition. For news, scheduling changes, and match-time updates, be sure to check back at LetsGoPeay.com or follow the APSU Governors Beach Volleyball Twitter account (@AustinPeayBVB).

Results

Austin Peay def. Morehead State, 3-2

1 – Whitten/Keating (MSU) def. Panning/Moore (APSU) 21-19, 21-14

2 – Bullington/Hood (APSU) def. Lohmeier/Miller (MSU) 23-25, 21-19, 16-14  

3 – Mead/Seyring (APSU) def. Reinhard/Musselman (MSU) 21-12, 19-21, 18-16

4 – Waite/Eisenhart (APSU) def. Allen/Montelisciana (MSU) 15-21, 21-11, 15-10

5 – Hodges/Bessler (MSU) def. Arrington/Darland (APSU) 16-21, 21-8, 15-12

Order of finish: 5, 4, 1, 2, 3

 


 

Jacksonville State def. Austin Peay, 3-2

1 – Milton/Quigley (JSU) def. Bullington/Hood (APSU) 13-21, 21-18, 15-13

2 – Panning/Moore (APSU) def. Nelson/Glotzbach (JSU) 21-13, 21-12

3 – Mead/Seyring (APSU) def. Kindermann/Carmichael (JSU) 21-18, 14-21, 15-13

4 – Pauze/Garrison (JSU) def. Waite/Eisenhart (APSU) 21-16, 21-12

5 – Randall/Jarnagin (JSU) def. Arrington/Darland (APSU) 21-16, 9-21, 18-16

Order of finish: 4, 5, 3, 1, 2


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