What you need to know:

* Georgia State dropped its final two matches of the East vs. West Tournament in Manhattan Beach, Calif. The Panthers fell 5-0 to host UCLA and 4-1 to Pepperdine.

* In the second match of the day, Brooke Weiner and Jessica Fourspring outlasted Pepperdine’s Skylar Caputo and Heidi Dyer 23-21, 30-28.

* GSU returns to Atlanta to prepare for the Stetson Beach Invitational next weekend. The Panthers will meet five different teams down in Deland, Fla.


MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – No. 7 Georgia State dropped its final two matches of the East vs. West Tournament Sunday. The Panthers lost to host UCLA 5-0 before falling to Pepperdine 4-1 to end the road trip.

The Panthers (6-4, 2-0 CCSA) had a difficult schedule out west playing three teams that were ranked inside the top 10 in the nation.

Brooke Weiner and Jessica Fourspring closed out the tournament in winning fashion with a straight-set victory over Pepperdine’s pair in the No. 3 flight. Weiner and Fourspring improved to a perfect 4-0 on the season.

Georgia State fell to 0-5 all-time versus Pepperdine. The West defeated the East 13-3 in the tournament.

GSU will head back to Atlanta to prepare for the Stetson Beach Invitational next weekend in Deland, Fla. The Panthers are set to take on five teams in two days including FAU and Jacksonville State.

No. 4 UCLA 5, No. 7 Georgia State 0 – East Meets West Invitational – Manhattan Beach, CA – Sunday, March 12, 2017

#1: Megan McNamara/Nicole McNamara (UCLA) def. Delaney Rohan/Chelsea Ross (GSU) – 21-16, 26-28, 15-11

#2: Kamila Tan/Madi Yeomans (UCLA) def. LeeAnn Starr/Haley Pa’akaula (GSU) – 21-19, 21-19

#3: Savvy Simo/Torrey Van Winden (UCLA) def. Brooke Weiner/Natalie Wilson (GSU) – 21-15, 21-19

#4: Elise Zappia/Izzy Carey (UCLA) def. Jessica Fourspring/Olivia Stasevich (GSU) – 21-15, 21-15

#5: Jordan Anderson/Chanti Holroyd (UCLA) def. Georgia Johnson/Sarah Agnew (GSU) – 21-11, 27-25

Order of finish: 3, 4, 2*, 5, 1

 

No. 3 Pepperdine 4, No. 7 Georgia State 1 – East Meets West Invitational – Manhattan Beach, CA – Sunday, March 12, 2017

#1: Delaney Knudsen/Maddy Roh (PEP) def. Delaney Rohan/Chelsea Ross (GSU) – 23-25, 21-18, 16-14

#2: Corinne Quiggle/Brittany Howard (PEP) def. LeeAnn Starr/Haley Pa’akaula (GSU) – 21-14, 21-15

#3: Brooke Weiner/Jessica Fourspring (GSU) def. Skylar Caputo/Heidi Dyer (PEP) – 23-21, 30-28

#4: Anika Wilson/Deahna Kraft (PEP) def. Sarah Agnew/Georgia Johnson (GSU) – 21-17, 21-14

#5: Kaity Bailey/Sarah Seiber (PEP) def. Amie Held/Allie Elson (GSU) – 21-11, 21-18

Order of finish: 2, 5, 4*, 3, 1

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