April 14, 2024
Beach Volleyball cruises to wins over Pacific, CSU Bakersfield

Cal Poly Beach front Volleyball tallied two wins in Bakersfield on Saturday, April 8 at the Barnes Seaside Volleyball Complicated. 

The Mustangs (11-19) had a in the vicinity of-perfect weekend with a 5- sweep of the University of Pacific (-16) and a 4-1 get versus CSU Bakersfield (14-7). 

Saturday vs. Pacific

Short on players, Pacific had to forfeit on court docket five, leaving just 4 courts in perform. 

Leading to base, Cal Poly dominated the winless Tigers. The younger No. 1 duo of sophomore Piper Ferch and freshman Izzy Martinez gained 21-14, 21-11. They are 7-3 in their previous 10 matchups. 

At No. 2, senior Jayelin Lombard and junior Piper Naess earned a two-set victory 21-10, 21-15. They are also 7-3 in their very last 10.

No. 3 senior Delaney Peranich and graduate Brooke Golik have the very best gain percentage out of frequent pairings on the workforce. The duo held its opponents to 12 factors and 11 details in a commanding victory. 

At court 4, head coach Todd Rogers analyzed out a new pair of freshmen Margo Smith and Marina Warren. The pairing had the most significant margin of victory in the matchup with a 21-9 get a 21-10 win. 

Saturday vs. CSU Bakersfield

Soon after a non-meeting matchup in opposition to Pacific, Cal Poly faced off in opposition to Massive West foe CSU Bakersfield.

The match carried much more bodyweight due to the fact the Roadrunners edged out Cal Poly 3-2 with a established-3 get on the final courtroom in San Luis Obispo on March 26. 

Now on the Bakersfield sand, Ferch and Martinez acquired a workforce stage with a 21-15, 21-14 earn. 

The No. 2 duo had a tighter matchup 21-19, 21-18 in their get. 

Peranich and Golik at courtroom three had a different set go into tiebreaker this period. They received their to start with set 22-20 and took that momentum in the direction of a commanding 21-10 get. 

The last earn arrived at court docket four from the pairing of senior Kalee Graff and freshmen Emma Zuffelato 21-16, 21-14. Graff and Zuffelato have been not a pairing in the loss earlier this year. 

Next 7 days, Cal Poly hosts one of the largest functions in collegiate beach front volleyball, the Center of Work Obstacle on April 14 and 15.

The Center of Work Challenge will function No. 1 TCU, No. 2 USC, No. 3 Florida Condition, No. 4 UCLA, No. 7 LMU, No. 12 Prolonged Beach front State and No. 18 Pepperdine. 

The 1st powerhouse the Mustangs will take on is the nation’s best, No. 1 TCU, on Friday, April 14 at 1:45 p.m. at Swanson Seashore Volleyball Intricate.