Utes Fall to #18 Stanford, #1 USC in Pac-12 South Invite
PHOENIX- The Utah beach volleyball team fell to #18 Stanford and #1 USC in the first day of the Pac-12 South Invitational after several close matches. Utah lost to both teams 5-0.
Starting off the day, Utah took on Stanford and was led by Olivia Teerlink and Grace Andrews' impressive showing on the third court. They lost the first match 21-16 and came back with an even closer 21-18.
In the evening, Utah faced #1 USC, where Teerlink and Andrews played another two close sets and lost 21-12 and finished off with a 21-17 loss.
Utah will finish the second day of the Pac-12 South Invitational and will take on Washington in the morning (10 am MT), followed by Cal (12:30 pm MT) and Arizona (3:00 pm MT) in the afternoon. All matches will be televised on the Pac-12 Network.
Stanford 5, Utah 0
1. Charlie Ekstrom/Sunny Villapando (STAN) def. Sage Patchell/ Marissa Koch (UTAH) 21-16, 21-10
2. Xolani Hodel/Kate Reilly (STAN) def. Camille Lee/ Keana Smalls (UTAH) 21-10, 21-11
3. Maddi Kriz/Maya Harvey (STAN) def. Olivia Teerlink/ Grace Andrews (UTAH) 21-16, 21-18
4. Maddie Dailey/Jordan McKinney (STAN) def. Abby Cramer/ Joana Saucedo Mondragon (UTAH) 21-5, 21-8
5. Emmy Sharp/Amelia Smith (STAN) def. Hannah Stahle/ Macy Rideout (UTAH) 21-11, 21-12
USC 5, Utah 0
1. Julia Scoles/Sammy Slater (USC) def. Sage Patchell/ Marissa Koch (UTAH) 21-11, 21-7
2. Megan Kraft/Hailey Harward (USC) def. Camille Lee/ Keana Smalls (UTAH) 21-7, 21-13
3. Mollie Ebertin/Haley Hallgren (USC) def. Olivia Teerlink/ Grace Andrews (UTAH) 21-12, 21-17
4. Joy Dennis/Harper Hallgren (USC) def. Macy Rideout/ Joana Saucedo Mondragon (UTAH) 21-3, 21-11
5. Audrey Nourse/Nicole Nourse (USC) def. Abby Cramer/ Kaiya Liwanag (UTAH) 21-4, 21-10