What you need to know:

* Georgia State split a pair of matches on day one of the FSU Invite in Tallahassee, Fla. The Panthers fell 3-2 to #16 TCU before responding nicely to edge #14 FAU 3-2 to close out the day.

* GSU (15-10, 5-3) battled to hand Florida Atlantic its sixth loss on the year and split the season series. The Panthers lost to FAU 3-2 back on March 18th in the Stetson Beach Invitational.

* Head coach Beth Van Fleet and Georgia State will conclude the FSU Invite tomorrow against No. 13 FIU at 2 p.m. and No. 11 South Carolina at 3:30 p.m.


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – No. 10 Georgia State responded nicely to a 3-2 loss at the hands of TCU to pick up its 15th win on the season against the FAU Owls. The victory marked GSU’s fifth conference win to end day one of the FSU Invite.

In the No. 2 flight, Haley Pa’akaula and Jessica Fourspring went 2-0 to stay unbeaten as a pair this season.

Pair Olivia Stasevich and Georgia Johnson moved to 10-2 with two straight-set victories in the No. 4 and 5 flights. In the No. 1 flight, Chelsea Ross and Delaney Rohan split their matches and finished the day strong with a 21-15, 21-15 victory to clinch the second leg for Georgia State.

The Panthers are now 7-2 all-time versus Florida Atlantic.

Georgia State finishes the FSU Invite with No. 13 FIU at 2 p.m. and No. 11 South Carolina at 3:30 p.m. ET.

Beach Volleyball Match Results

TCU vs Georgia State

Apr 07, 2017 at

#16 TCU 3, #10 Georgia State 2

  1. Amy Neal/Jaelyn Greene (TCU) def. Delaney Rohan/Chelsea Ross (GSU) 21-18, 11-21, 15-10
  2. Haley Pa'akaula/Jessica Fourspring (GSU) def. Molly Scheel/Haven Hill (TCU) 19-21, 22-20, 15-10
  3. Jillian Bergeson/Shane Peters (TCU) def. Brooke Weiner/Amie Held (GSU) 15-21, 21-18, 15-10
  4. Olivia Stasevich/Georgia Johnson (GSU) def. Clair Doyle/Avery Arellano (TCU) 21-14, 23-21
  5. Ariah Palter/Sarita Mikals (TCU) def. Ashley McGinn/Allie Elson (GSU) 22-20, 24-22
  6. Tyler Lucas/Bridget Odmark (TCU) vs. Maddie Gordon/Kate Novack (GSU) no result

Match Notes:

TCU 13-7; National ranking #16

Georgia State 14-9; National ranking #10

Order of finish: Doubles (4,5,1,3,2);

 

Beach Volleyball Match Results

FAU vs Georgia State

Apr 07, 2017 at

#10 Georgia State 3, #14 FAU 2

Delaney Rohan/Chelsea Ross (GSU) def. Beth Shoaff/Jessalyn Kinlaw (FAU) 21-15, 21-15

Haley Pa'akaula/Jessica Fourspring (GSU) def. Gabrielle Dischler/Candace Lacour (FAU) 25-23, 21-19

Nicole Grant/Nicole Navarro (FAU) def. Brooke Weiner/Amie Held (GSU) 21-17, 21-14, 15-13

Jazmine Barker/Brittany (FAU) def. Natalie Wilson/Kate Novack (GSU) 24-22, 22-24, 15-5

Olivia Stasevich/Georgia Johnson (GSU) def. Sam Gott/Ashlan Cunningham (FAU) 21-18,21-14

Julia Lewkowicz/Maja Ristic (FAU) def. Maddie Gordon/Ashley McGinn (GSU) 21-18, 21-15

Match Notes:

GSU 15-10; National ranking #10

FAU 18-6; National ranking #14

 

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