Sandy Spartans End Diggin' Duals 2-2

Sandy Spartans End Diggin' Duals 2-2

ATLANTA, Ga. – Ending the weekend 2-2 at the Georgia State Diggin' Duals in Atlanta, Georgia, the University of Tampa Spartans are now 10-9 on the season. 


On Friday, the sandy Spartans were able to defeat both the University of North Carolina-Wilmington and the University of Alabama-Birmingham by a final score of 3-2. Then on Saturday, the Spartans fell in both matches. In their first, the Spartans lost 4-1 to the College of Charleston. The match could have gone either way as the ones and fives played the Cougars extremely close. However, in the end, only the threes pair of Valerie Rosequist and Lexi Thompson were able to get the win for the Spartans. Then against the No. 19 ranked Georgia State Panthers, UT was swept. Once again, the ones and threes pair for the Spartans player the Panthers tight, both losing in three sets. 

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

 

DUAL 1

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:


Final: Tampa Spartans 3, UNC-Wilmington Seahawks 2
Records: University of Tampa (9-7), University of North Carolina-Wilmington (7-7)
Location: Georgia State Diggin' Duals | Atlanta, Ga.
Time:10:00 a.m.
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MATCH RESULTS:

1. Julia OswaldRachel Rosequist(UT) def. Maddy Kline/Lexie Hamilton (UNCW) 13-21, 21-19, 15-13
2. Katie McCullough/Jamie Thomas (UNCW) def. Sorrel HoughtonKatie McKiel (UT) 21- 15, 21-19 
3.Valerie Rosequist Lexi Thompson(UT) def. Brynn Montgomery/Raquel Rooney (UNCW) 17-21, 21-18, 15-12 
4. JM Lewendowski/Halle Hunt (UNCW) def. Melissa EliasSelina Pfuner (UT) 21-14, 22- 20

5.Jordan DuffyErica Haslag (UT) def. Reagan Evans/Elena Turnbull (UNCW) 17-21, 23- 21, 16-14 

 

DUAL 2

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:


Final: Tampa Spartans 3, Alabama-Birmingham Blazers 2 
Records: University of Tampa (10-7), University of Alabama-Birmingham (3-3)
Location: Georgia State Diggin' Duals | Atlanta, Ga.
Time:4:00 p.m.
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MATCH RESULTS:

1. Buckland/Keene (UAB) def. Julia Oswald Rachel Rosequist(UT) 21-15, 21-18, 15-13 
2. Sorrel HoughtonKatie McKiel (UT) Napolitano/Adams (UAB) 16-21, 21-17, 15-10

3. Bratsberg/Pringle (UAB) def. Valerie RosequistLexi Thompson(UT) 21-15, 21-13

4. Selina PfunerMelissa Elias(UT) def. Munro/Martinez (UAB) 21-19, 18-21, 15-12

5. Jordan DuffyErica Haslag(UT) def. Gathright/Andraka (UAB) 23-21, 16-21, 19-17 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

 

DUAL 3

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:


Final: Tampa Spartans 1, Charleston Cougars 4 
Records: University of Tampa (10-8), College of Charleston (14-1)
Location: Georgia State Diggin' Duals | Atlanta, Ga.
Time:8:00 a.m.
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MATCH RESULTS:

1 Madison/Freed (CC) def. Julia OswaldRachel Rosequist(UT) 21-17, 21-18

2 Rhodes/Rachel (CC) def. Katie McKielSorrel Houghton(UT) 21-15, 21-9

Valerie RosequistLexi Thompson(UT) def. Napierala/Dunston (CC) 21-17, 14-21, 15-11 
4 Beckman/Manusky (CC) def. Selina PfunerMelissa Elias (UT) 24-22, 21-16

5 Ehlers/Foley (CC) def.Jordan Duffy /Erica Haslag(UT) 21-18, 21-19 

 

 

DUAL 4

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:


Final: Tampa Spartans 0, #19 Georgia State Panthers 5
Records: University of Tampa (10-9), Georgia State University (17-9)
Location: Georgia State Diggin' Duals | Atlanta, Ga.
Time:4:00 p.m.
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MATCH RESULTS:

1 Stasevich/Johnson (GSU) def. Rachel Rosequist / Julia Oswald (UT) 20-22, 21-13, 15-13 
2 Hawes/Delmonte (GSU) def. Sorrel Houghton / Katie McKiel (UT) 21-18, 21-13

3 Weiner/Novack (GSU) def. Valerie Rosequist / Lexi Thompson (UT) 21-13, 21-14, 15-10 
4 Tresham/ Gordon (GSU) def. Selina Pfuner / Melissa Elias 22-20/21-15

5 Dorn/ McGinn (GSU) def. Jordan Duffy/ Erica Haslag (UT) 21-13, 21-10 

 

UP NEXT:
 The Spartans will travel to St. Leo, Florida to take on the Saint Leo Lions for a mid-week dual on Wednesday, April 3rdat 3:00 p.m. The Spartans will then return home on Saturday, April 6th, hosting the Florida Southern Moccasins at 10:00 a.m., and the Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles at 2:00 p.m.


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