Beach Volleyball Drops Tuesday Matchup at Saint Mary’s

Hailey Lindberg played in the No. 1 spot for the first time this season and teamed up with Kirsten Mead on Tuesday.
Hailey Lindberg played in the No. 1 spot for the first time this season and teamed up with Kirsten Mead on Tuesday.

MORAGA, Calif. — Santa Clara beach volleyball continued a conference-heavy run to start the season with its fourth West Coast Conference matchup in six duals on Tuesday afternoon. The Broncos lost a 5-0 decision to Saint Mary's at Moraga Commons.

Anna McCreadie/Erin Reineking (No. 5) won the only set on the day for the Broncos (1-5, 0-4 WCC). The Gaels (6-1, 4-0) swept at the top four spots and have won four matches in a row. 

RESULTS

No. 1 - Emily Bible/Lindsey Knudsen (SMC) def. Kirsten Mead/Hailey Lindberg (SCU) 21-13, 21-11

No. 2 - Morgan Hughes/Payton Rund (SMC) def. Taylor Odom/Gretchen Reinert (SCU) 21-10, 21-9

No. 3 - Sarah Chase/Mary Hernandez (SMC) def. Tessie Powers/Ngozi Nwabuzoh (SCU) 21-13, 21-7

No. 4 - Madi Wilkerson/Sienna Young (SMC) def. Michelle Gajdka/Tatiana San Juan (SCU) 21-16, 21-14

No. 5 - Lindsey Calvin/Kelsey Knudsen (SMC) def. Anna McCreadie/Erin Reineking (SCU) 21-15, 15-21, 15-12

NEXT UP

The team heads to Monterey, California for the Monterey College Invitational on Sunday. Santa Clara matches up with No. 10 Arizona at 9 a.m. and San José State (RV) at 2 p.m.

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