Spartans Remain Perfect In Matches Against the Webber International Warriors

Spartans Remain Perfect In Matches Against the Webber International Warriors

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa beach volleyball team defeated Webber International University by a final score of 4-1. The Spartans are undefeated against the Warriors and lead the all-time series 3-0.

The first win of the day came from partners Nylah Demps and Taylor George. This duo won in the fours position in two sets by scores of 21-16 and 21-8.  The Warriors then earned their only win on the day on the twos court, tying the match 1-1. Alexandra Misca and Sarah Moore were the second duo to get a win for Tampa. Similar to Demps and George, these two also won in two sets 21-9 and 21-15. Shortly after the fives court wrapped up, Leigh Buttner and Nicole Dominguez won in the threes position to clinch the match 3-1. After defeating the Warriors in the first set 21-10, they lost the second 14-21, and then came back and won the third 15-7. Finally, in the battle on the ones court, the freshmen duo of Sorrel Houghton and Melissa Elias won their match in 3, sealing the Spartans victory over the Warriors 4-1.

 
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final:
 Tampa Spartans 4, Webber Warriors 1
Records: Tampa (13-10), Webber International University (12-12)
Location: University of Tampa Beach Volleyball Courts | Tampa, Fla.
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MATCH RESULTS:

1. Sorrel Houghton / Melissa Elias (UT) def. Amber Lake/Carlee Baxter (WIU) 24-22, 18-21, 15-6.

2. Emily Bowen/Hannah Tannone (WIU) def. Katie McKiel / Gabbi Pacatte (UT) 21-18, 10-21, 15-13.

3. Leigh Buttner / Nicole Dominguez (UT) def. Laura Embry/Salla Rautianinen (WIU) 21-10, 14-21, 15-7.

4. Nylah Demps / Taylor George (UT) def. Molly Fusarelli/Kobi Allston (WIU) 21-16, 21-8.

5. Alexandra Misca / Sarah Moore (UT) def. Teryn Mills/Jessica Terry (WIU) 21-9, 21-15.

Exhibition. Danielle Christian / Marisa Beisner (UT) def. Claire Blumenthal / Brooklyn Wilson (UT) 20-22, 21-14, 15-13.

 

ORDER OF FINISH:

  • 4, 2, 5, 3, 1


BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • This is the third time this season the Spartans have defeated the Warriors.  

 

UP NEXT:
Tampa will host their final home contest of the season on Monday, April 23rd at 7:00 p.m. This will be the fourth time this season that the Spartans will compete against the Moccasins leading the all-time series 2-1.


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