MONTEREY, Calif. — Santa Clara beach volleyball dropped both matches of a Sunday doubleheader at the Monterey College Invitational. The Broncos (1-7) fell in 5-0 decisions to San José State and No. 10 Arizona.
Michelle Gajdka/Erin Reineking (No. 4) took both Laura Parts/Kaitlynn Zdorik of the Spartans (6-9) and Stephany Purdue/Hailey Devlin of the Wildcats (9-3) to three sets. They battled in a close 15-13 this set against San José State and jumped out to the lead against Arizona by winning the first set 21-17.
Taylor Odom/Tessie Powers (No. 3) also won their opening set against Makenna Martin/Mia Mason of the Wildcats. San José State won in straight sets at four positions and nationally-ranked Arizona took three duals in two sets.
SAN JOSÉ STATE 5 SANTA CLARA 0
NO. 10 ARIZONA 5 SANTA CLARA 0
Santa Clara has nearly three weeks off from competition before closing the regular season with four duals in five days. They host the first matches on the Mission campus in program history against San José State and San Francisco on Saturday, April 7.