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Utes Come Out on Top against TMU, Falls to #7 LMU

Mar 20, 2021

SANTA CLARITA, Calif.- The Utah beach volleyball team defeated The Master's University and lost to #7 Loyola Marymount University in final day of weekend in California.  Utah beat TMU 3-2 and lost to LMU 5-0.
Utah started the morning off strong and won the first face-off against TMU in team history.  Keana Smalls and Grace Andrews won on the third set 15-11 after two close sets.  Olivia Teerlink and Camille Lee swept the competition winning both sets by a wide margin, 21-9 and 21-12.  Rounding out to take the team win, Abby Cramer and Hannah Stahle took the match to the end and won a close 15-13 set. 
Utah fell to ranked LMU after some tough battles on the sand.  Sage Patchell and Marissa Koch put up a tough fight, but fell in the last set 21-15.  Teerlink and Lee pulled out another close match and lost the first set 22-20.
Up Next
Utah will head down to Arizona next week to take on Grand Canyon University on Friday and then to take on four Pac-12 teams on Saturday and Sunday in Tucson against Stanford, USC, California and Arizona.
Utah (3) def. The Master's University (2)
Santa Clarita, California

  1. Katie Emmerling/ Desi Brown (TMU) def. Sage Patchell/ Marissa Koch (Utah) 14-21, 21-19, 15-12
  2. Keana Smalls/ Grace Andrews (Utah) def. Chloe Johnson/ Tara Delk (TMU) 21-15, 9-21, 15-11
  3. Olivia Teerlink/ Camille Lee (Utah) def. Kasie Spencer/ Hannah Wood (TMU) 21-9, 21-12
  4. CJ Catabona/ Kylie Clouse (TMU) def. Joana Saucedo Mondragon/ Macy Rideout (Utah) 21-15, 21-14
  5. Abby Cramer/ Hannah Stahle (Utah) def. Anna Poole/ Alicia Castillo (TMU) 21-18, 23-25, 15-13.

#7 Loyola Marymount (5) def. Utah (0)
Santa Clarita, California

  1. Iya Lindhal/ Megan Rice (LMU) def. Sage Patchell/ Marissa Koch (Utah) 21-16, 21-15
  2. Jessie Prichard/ Savannah Slattery (LMU) def. Keana Smalls/ Grace Andrews (Utah) 21-5, 21-9
  3. Darby Dunn/ Sudnie Hermann (LMU) def. Olivia Teerlink/ Camille Lee (Utah) 22-20, 21-8
  4. Madi Firnett/ Emma Doud (LMU) def. Joana Saucedo Mondragon/ Macy Rideout (Utah) 21-7, 21-10
  5. Cassie Chinn/ Jacinda Ramirez (LMU) def. Abby Cramer/ Hannah Stahle (Utah) 21-6, 21-11