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Spring Hill, AL – After splitting four matches in their season opener, Austin Peay State University beach volleyball team gets tripped up by Spring Hill, in a Sunday showdown.
Austin Peay Beach Volleyball unable to get on track against Spring Hill, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)
The Govs opened the day in style as Ginny Gerig and Cecily Gable topped Spring Hill duo, Julie Vujnovich and Payton Gidney, in a three-set matchup. Gerig and Gable won the opening set 21-14, before the Sandy Badgers mounted a comeback in the second, winning 12-21, but the young Governors’ duo finished strong, taking the deciding set 15-10.
The rest of the day did not goes as planned for the Govs, who struggled down the stretch in their third-straight day of competition.
Ashley Slay and Cori Theiss stole a late set from Spring Hill’s fourth pairing, 21-14, but lost the final set 17-15, as Austin Peay fell to the Sandy Badgers 4-1.
By the Numbers
Spring Hill 4, Austin Peay 1
- No. 1 – Gerig/Gable (APSU) def. Vujnovich/Gidney (SHC) 21-14, 12-21, 15-10
- No. 2 – Hurst/Herrera (SHC) def. Panning/Turner (APSU) 21-19, 21-19
- No. 3 – Bilotti/Senft (SHC) def. Waite/Moore (APSU) 21-17, 21-14
- No. 4 – Greim/Milwee (SHC) def. Slay/Theiss (APSU) 17-21, 21-14, 17-15
- No. 5 – Neibert/Sullivan (SHC) def. Taff/Stitt (APSU) 21-14, 21-17
- Exh. – Weimer/Blood (SHC) def. Darland/Korfhage (APSU) 21-17, 21-19
Next Up for APSU Beach Volleyball
The Govs will have a day off before returning to the beach court 9:30am, Tuesday, March 6th for the Georgia State Day of Duals in Atlanta, GA.
The Governors’ Forecast
||UNC Wilmington (GSU Day of Duals)
||Georgia State (GSU Day of Duals)
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