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No. 2 USC Beach Volleyball Falls to No. 1 TCU in Surf & Turf Opener

Women’s Beach front Volleyball | March 17, 2023

MIAMI Beach front, Fla. – The second-ranked USC beach volleyball crew (10-1) had a 46-twin win streak finished by No. 1-rated TCU (13-) in a 4-1 final to open the Surf & Turf Invitational on South Seaside sand on Friday, March 17.
 
The Trojans’ streak of 46 wins dated to March 5, 2021 and will come to an end as the 2nd-longest in application history. USC also had the next-longest streak of street and neutral victories in school heritage snapped at 30 (March 12-May perhaps 8, 2022).
 
USC goes to 5-1 in 6 all-time conferences with the Horned Frogs as TCU gets to be only the 11th team at any time to defeat the Gals of Troy. The Trojans also shift to 16-2 all-time in the condition of Florida and had a 14-dual gain streak in the Sunshine State stopped.
 
The matchup with the Horned Frogs was the 27th time USC performed in a No. 1 vs. No. 2 twin. The Trojans falls to 15-12 in these types of contests and to 7-4 when they are the 2nd-rated staff in the assembly.
 
Without the need of two-time All-American Megan Kraft available because of to her dedication to play in the FIVB Challenger Function in La Paz, Mexico, the Trojans employed a re-tooled lineup to experience the Horned Frogs. TCU scored the very first place of the twin with a gain at the No. 2 location as Sutton MacTavish and Ana Vergara took a 21-17, 21-16 gain above twin seniors Audrey Nourse and Nicole Nourse, which snapped a seven-match acquire streak held by the Trojan duo. 
 
TCU went on leading, 2-, with a gain by the Frogs’ four pair of Anhelina Khmil and Kate Privett as they defeated junior Olivia Bakos and freshman Bailey Showalter, 21-16, 21-19. USC claimed its twin level as its recently-fashioned pair of junior Delaynie Maple and freshman Gabby Walker took down Maria Gonzalez and Hailey Hamlett, 21-14, 21-17, at the No. 3 position.
 
Times afterwards, TCU secured the third point of the twin from the leading location as Daniela Alvarez and Tania Moreno completed a 21-11, 21-11 more than graduate Madison Shields and freshman Madison White to snap the Trojans’ 4-match gain streak. With the twin made a decision, the Horned Frogs included a fourth issue from the No. 5 pairs where Hailey Brockett and Rochelle Scott got a 3-established 18-21, 21-16, 15-10 win about freshman Delaney Karl and graduate Ashlyn Rasnick-Pope.

USC is back in motion at 4:30 p.m. ET (1:30 p.m. PT) from 15th-ranked Florida Atlantic (7-5). On Saturday (March 18), the Trojans will consider on 14th-ranked Florida Worldwide and North Florida to conclude the invitational.
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No. 1 TCU def. No. 2 USC, 4-1
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Surf & Turf Invitational
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South Beach · Miami Seaside, Fla.
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Friday, March 17, 2023
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Data: USC (10-1), TCU (13-)
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1. Daniela ALVAREZ/Tania MORENO (TCU) def. Madison SHIELDS/Madison WHITE (USC) 21-11, 21-11
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2. Sutton MacTAVISH/Ana VERGARA (TCU) def. Audrey NOURSE/Nicole NOURSE (USC) 21-17, 21-16
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3. Delaynie MAPLE/Gabby WALKER (USC) def. Maria GONZALEZ/Hailey HAMLETT (TCU) 21-14, 21-17
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4. Anhelina KHMIL/Kate PRIVETT (TCU) def. Olivia BAKOS/Bailey SHOWALTER (USC) 21-16, 21-19
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5. Hailey BROCKETT/Rochelle SCOTT (TCU) def. Delaney KARL/Ashlyn RASNICK-POPE (USC) 18-21, 21-16, 15-10
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Get of end: 2, 4, 3, 1*, 5
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