UTM BEACH VOLLEYBALL TAKES PART IN GOVERNORS BEACH CHALLENGE AT NASHVILLE BEACH
April 8, 2017
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JOELTON, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin beach volleyball team continued its inaugural season with a pair of morning matches against Louisiana-Monroe and Morehead State today.
The Skyhawks battled until the end but eventually fell by 5-0 margins in both matches today.
Against Louisiana-Monroe, the duo of Macy Catlett and Hannah Phillips competed at No. 1, falling 21-6, 21-11. Rachel Noffsinger and Hayley Gray fought hard at No. 2 before falling 21-10, 21-11. Jemima Idemudia/Macy Reigelsperger (21-16, 21-9) and Kelly Lean/Sarah Shaw (21-13, 21-7) were also defeated at No. 3 and No. 4, respectively.
The No. 2 squad of Noffsinger and Gray claimed a 21-17 win in the first set against Morehead State but fell in a tiebreaker by a 21-7 and 15-12 margin. Catlett and Phillips took part at No. 1 with a 21-7, 21-15 setback while Idemudia and Reigelsperger fell 21-11, 21-10 at No. 3. Lean and Shaw once again joined forces at No. 4 but fell 21-13, 21-7.
UT Martin’s next match is scheduled for Wednesday, April 12 when it takes on Austin Peay at the Franklin Beach House in Franklin, Tenn.