CofC Beach VB Knocks off No. 15 North Florida
TALLHASSEE, Fla. – The College of Charleston beach volleyball team wrapped up regular season play with a 3-2 upset of No. 15 North Florida on Saturday in the Florida State Tournament. The Cougars later fell to the third-ranked host Seminoles, 4-1.
Led by Melissa Morello/Kayla Tronick’s win in the top flight, CofC (9-14) won its ninth match of the season. Krissy Mummey/McKayla Rhodes won in three sets in the Flight No. 4, while Devon Rachel/Allison Beckman did the same in Flight No. 5.
All four of The College’s opponents over the weekend were ranked in the top 20. Overall, CofC has played seven ranked opponents, including top-ranked Pepperdine on March 18.
College of Charleston 3, North Florida 2
Flight 1) Morello/Tronick (COFC) def. CRAWSHAW/KINLAW (UNF) 25-23, 22-20
Flight 2) FORD/FERGUSON (UNF) def. Hills/Foley (COFC) 21-16, 21-13
Flight 3) MILLER/RAICEVIC (UNF) def. Hollman/Madison (COFC) 21-14, 21-8
Flight 4) Mummey/Rhodes (COFC) def. DESAULNAY/HOWARD (UNF) 16-21, 23-21, 15-8
Flight 5) Rachel/Beckman (COFC) def. DeBOLT/McPHERSON (UNF) 15-21, 21-17, 15-11
Florida State 4, College of Charleston 1
Flight 1) Pardon/Brown (FS) def. Morello/Tronick (COFC) 21-19, 21-16
Flight 2) Paranagua/Pellitteri (FS) def. Hills/Foley (COFC) 21-14, 21-14
Flight 3) Mummey/Rhodes (COFC) def. Freire/Sanchez (FS) 21-19, 21-18
Flight 4) Montgomery/Joyce (FS) def. Hollman/Madison (COFC) 21-11, 21-17
Flight 5) Harkness/Plessy (FS) def. Rachel/Beckman (COFC) 21-17, 21-13
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