Chula Vista, Calif. - The Nebraska sand volleyball team continued competition at the USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., on Friday. Nebraska opened bracket play in the pair's tournament as every Husker duo earned a victory on the day.
In round one of the gold bracket, Hayley Thramer and Amber Rolfzen fell 15-21, 21-16, 14-16 to Shayna Guitare and Mariah Alvidrez of CSU Bakersfield. Kelsey Robinson and Alexa Strange took down Kristen Johannsen and Mackenzie Phelps of Grand Canyon 21-14, 21-9 in round two of the gold bracket. Thramer and Rolfzen came back in the gold consolation round one to beat Debora Araujo and Yuan Fu of CSU Bakersfield 21-12, 21-14.
In round one of the silver bracket, Meghan Haggerty and Sheridan Zarda defeated Julia Bowen and Danika Youngblood of CSU Bakersfield 21-17, 21-15. Morgan Broekhuis and Kadie Rolfzen took down Kelsee Sawyer and Star Tucker from CSU Bakersfield 21-11, 21-12. Kelsey Fien and Alicia Ostrander won their match against Lisa Bartsch and Molly O'Hagan 21-11, 22-20.
Tomorrow's action starts at noon CT with the gold bracket winners and gold contenders. The silver winners will begin at 1 p.m. CT.
Gold Winners Round 1
Guitare/Alvidrez CSUB2 def Thramer/Rolfzen NEB2 21-15,16-21, 16-14
Milosavljevic/Pardon FSU2 def Bowden/Dugan GCU2 21-13, 21-15
Gold winners Round 2
Hill/Fredrick PEP1 def Guitare/Alvidrez CSUB2 21-10, 23-21
Robinson/Strange NEB1 def Johannsen/Phelps GCU1 21-14, 21-9
Racich/Dykstra PEP2 def Araujo/Fu CSUB1 21-14, 13-21, 15-5
Milosavljevic/Pardon FSU2 def Davis/Yildrim FSU2 24-22, 21-12
Gold Consolation Round 1
Thramer/Rolfzen NEB2 def Araujo/Fu CSUB1 21-12, 21-14
Johannsen/Phelps GCU1 def Bowden/Dugan GCU2 21-12, 21-15
Silver Bracket Winners Round 1
Woolever/Larsen PEP3 BYE
Haggerty/Zarda NEB4 def Bowen/Youngblood CSUB4 21-17, 21-15
Pelliteri/Pelliteri FSU5 def Ausmus/Hiller GCU3 21-13, 21-10
Broekhuis/Rolfzen NEB3 def Sawyer/Tucker CSUB5 21-11, 21-12
Fien/Ostrander NEB5 def Bartsch/O'Hagan 21-11, 22-20
Adelheim/Orozco PEP5 def Cook/T. Racich PEP4 21-19, 21-18
Kiley/Wickstrom FSU4 def Jenkins/Posse GCU4 21-8, 21-13
Pavels/Plessy FSU3 def Spackman/Spackman GCU5 21-9, 21-7
Schedule for Saturday
Gold Bracket Winners- Noon
PEP1 v NEB1
PEP2 v FSU2
Gold Contenders- Noon
GCU1 v CSUB2
FSU1 v NEB2
Silver Winners- 1 p.m.
PEP3 v NEB4
FSU5 v NEB3
NEB5 v PEP5
FSU4 v FSU3
Noon- GCU3 v CSUB5
1 p.m- CSUB3 v PEP4
1 p.m.- GCU4 v GCU5