The Sandy Spartans Win Big on the Road

The Sandy Spartans Win Big on the Road

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa Beach Volleyball team had a huge weekend, ending 4-0 at the Eckerd College Battle on the Bay tournament in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Spartans started the weekend on Friday by earning a 4-1 win over the University of Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks. This was the second time the Spartans have defeated the Skyhawks this season. Later that evening the Spartans then downed the Webber International Warriors in a clean, 5-0 sweep. 

On Saturday, the sandy Spartans continued to find success at Northshore Park. In their morning dual, UT defeated the University of North Florida Ospreys by a final score of 4-1. Then to end the tournament, Tampa pulled out a win over the Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles, 3-2. 

Head Coach, Jeff Lamm, was extremely happy with all of the Spartans play on the weekend. In their last dual against the Eagles, both Tampa's ones and threes teams battled back from a 6-10 deficit in the third to win the set 15-12. 


FRIDAY, MARCH 8

 

DUAL 1

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:


Final: Tampa Spartans 4, Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks 1

Records: Tampa (4-5), Tennessee-Martin (2-7)

Location: Northshore Park | St. Petersburg, Fla.

Time:10:00 a.m.

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MATCH RESULTS:

1. Rachel Rosequist/Julia Oswald (UT) def. GYORI, Brooke/PHILLIPS, Hannah (UTM) 17-21, 21-17, 15-10
2. Lexi Thompson/Valerie Rosequist (UT) def. HINSHAW, Kenzie/SCANLON, Karen (UTM) 21-15, 21-11
3. WALKER, Justine/FAIR, Megan (UTM) def. Sorrel Houghton/Katie McKiel (UT) 21-19, 12-21, 15-11
4. Melissa Elias/Selina Pfuner (UT) def. GEURIN, Lindsey/REYNOLDS, Jessica (UTM) 21-19, 21-13
5. Jordan Duffy/Nylah Demps (UT) def. CONLEY, Addison/WALLICK, Logan (UTM) 21-12, 21-12
Ext. Caroline Pomet/Scottie Johnson (UT) vs. PHILLIPS, Hannah/RYS, Jamie (UTM) no result

DUAL 2

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:


Final: Tampa Spartans 5, Webber International Warriors 0

Records: Tampa (5-5), Webber International (4-5)

Location: Northshore Park | St. Petersburg, Fla.

Time:2:00 p.m.

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MATCH RESULTS:

1. Julia Oswald/Rachel Rosequist (UT) def. Hannah Tannone/Salla Rautiainen (WIUBEACH) 21-14, 21-19
2. Lexi Thompson/Valerie Rosequist (UT) def. Mekenzie Breuklander/Madelyn Glouner (WIUBEACH) 21-12, 21-14
3. Katie McKiel/Sorrel Houghton (UT) def. Jessica Terry/Julia Ferraro (WIUBEACH) 21-6, 21-15
4. Melissa Elias/Selina Pfuner (UT) def. Kobi Allston/Luiza Oliveira (WIUBEACH) 21-14, 22-20
5. Nylah Demps/Jordan Duffy (UT) def. Teryn Mills/Molly Fusarelli (WIUBEACH) 21-11, 21-7
Ext. Erica Haslag/Natalie Gilbert (UT) def. Maricarmen Jaimes/RayGene Garner (WIUBEACH) 21-5, 21-10

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 9 

 

DUAL 3

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:


Final: Tampa Spartans 4, North Florida Ospreys 1

Records: Tampa (6-5), North Florida (6-4)

Location: Northshore Park | St. Petersburg, Fla.

Time:10:00 a.m.

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MATCH RESULTS:

1. Julia Oswald/Rachel Rosequist (UT) def. Antonia Harrison/Chaney Howard (UNF) 19-21, 22-20, 16-14 
2. Lexi Thompson/Valerie Rosequist (UT) def. Brittany Pase/Lauren Galinis (UNF) 21-14, 17-21, 15-10 
3. Katie McKiel/Sorrel Houghton (UT) def. Madilyn McCarty/Nicole DeBolt (UNF) 11-21, 21-13, 19-17

4. Melissa Elias/Selina Pfuner (UT) def. Dana Roskic/Callie Workman (UNF) 21-17, 21-18 
5. Blaire Register/Carolyn Cain (UNF) def. Nylah Demps/Jordan Duffy (UT) 21-8, 21-15 
Ext. Erica Haslag/Caroline Pomet (UT) def. Kirby Smith/Jessi Freeman (UNF) 21-15, 21-14 

 

DUAL 4

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:


Final: Tampa Spartans 3, Florida Gulf Coast Eagles 2

Records: Tampa (7-5), Florida Gulf Coast (1-2)

Location: Northshore Park | St. Petersburg, Fla.

Time:12:00 p.m.

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MATCH RESULTS:

1. Julia Oswald/Rachel Rosequist (UT) def. Kirstine Garder/Amanda Carroll (FGCU) 9-21, 27-25, 15-12 
2. Katherine Puisis/Karissa Rhoades (FGCU) def. Lexi Thompson/Valerie Rosequist (UT) 21-19, 21-15

3.Katie McKiel/Sorrel Houghton (UT) def. Snowy Burnam/Kayla Whetstone (FGCU) 18-21, 21-16, 15-12 
4. Candace Lacour/Giovanna Borgiotti (FGCU) def. Melissa Elias/Selina Pfuner (UT) 21-17, 19-21, 18-16 
5. Jordan Duffy/Erica Haslag (UT) def. Alayna Ryan/Cortney VanLiew (FGCU) 21-17, 19-21, 15-12

  

UP NEXT:
 The Spartans will travel to Boca Raton, Florida to compete in the Florida Atlantic Beach Bash on Friday, March 22ndand Saturday March 23rd. The Spartans will face North Alabama, Florida International, and Florida Atlantic respectively. 

 


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