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Jefferson City, TN – Austin Peay State University beach volleyball team extended their winning streak to three matches with a win over Carson Newman, Saturday.
The Govs swept Carson Newman in dramatic fashion, not allowing the Eagles a single set in Saturday’s final match of the Carson Newman Tournament.
Austin Peay Beach Volleyball gets 5-0 sweep of Carson Newman Saturday for their third straight win. (APSU Sports Information)
Nina Korfhage and Cori Theiss opened the day with a 21-7, 21-11 victory in the Govs exhibition pairing with Carson Newman.
Chloe Stitt and Kaylee Taff continued Austin Peay’s dominant run, only giving up six points in their final set winning 21-15, 21-6 in the fifth pairing, while Ashley Slay and Theiss topped Micah Depetro and Abby Struewing 21-11, 21-12, giving the Govs their second point of the afternoon.
Haley Turner and Jenna Panning shined in the number two pairing, downing the Eagles in quick fashion 21-15, 21-6, while Brooke Moore and Caroline Waite played closer sets, but still emerged with the two-set victory, 21-18, 22-20.
At the number one pairing, Ginny Gerig and Cecily Gable topped Morgan Harlan and Kelly Hughes 21-10, 24-22 in an extended second set that sealed the Governors third-straight win in Jefferson City.
Austin Peay will have a nine-day hiatus, before returning to the court 12 p.m., Monday, April 2.
Be sure to follow the Govs on Twitter at @AustinPeayBVB for updates throughout the weekend, and prep for the next matchups by checking out the Governors’ Forecast.
Austin Peay 5, Carson Newman 0
No. 1 – Gerig/Gable (APSU) def. Harlan/Hughes (C-N) 21-10, 24-22
No. 2 – Moore/Waite (APSU) def. Fazelnia/Sauter (C-N) 21-18, 22-20
No. 3 – Turner/Panning (APSU) def. Coulter/Williams (C-N) 21-15, 21-6
No. 4 – Slay/Theiss (APSU) def. Depetro/Struewing (C-N) 21-11, 21-12
No. 5 – Stitt/Taff (APSU) def. Bailey/Palmer (C-N) 21-15, 21-6
Exh. – Korfhage/Theiss (APSU) def. Cook/Headley (C-N) 21-7, 21-11
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