TUCSON, Ariz.—The Arizona State sand volleyball team picked up its second sweep of the season on Saturday, defeating Arizona Christian in its final match at the Wildcat Spring Challenge at the Arizona Sand Volleyball Courts.
After the first two weeks of the inaugural season, the Sun Devils improve to 3-1 overall, with two of the wins coming in the form of the 5-0 sweep.
In the No. 4 position, freshmen BreElle Bailey and Genevieve Priotte got back to their winning ways to start things off for the Sun Devils, taking down the Firestorm tandem of Karleigh McClure and Danielle Parker, 21-7, 21-10.
The Sun Devils followed with a win at No. 5, with sophomore Andi Lowrance and junior Nora Tuioti-Mariner defeating Carlee Swanson and Briauna Tutwiler, 21-9, 21-8.
ASU clinched the win at No. 2, with sophomores Macey Gardner and Whitney Follette cleaning up in a quick, 21-6, 21-7 victory over Sydney Smith and Kailaa Heaney.
At No. 1, sophomore Bianca Arellano and senior Bethany Jorgensen defeated Haley Worden and Samantha McCants, 21-9, 21-4, and the pairing of freshman Kizzy Willey and sophomore Jordy Checkal wrapped things up with a 21-17, 21-11 win over Betsy Caulfield and Alison Furno at No. 3.
Up next, the Sun Devils will host Nebraska on Wednesday, March 26 at 3 p.m. MT at the PERA Club.
Arizona State 5, Arizona Christian 0
#1 Bianca Arellano/Bethany Jorgensen (ASU) def. Haley Worden/Samantha McCants (ACU), 21-9, 21-4
#2 Macey Gardner/Whitney Follette (ASU) def. Sydney Smith/Kailaa Heaney (ACU), 21-6, 21-7
#3 McKenzie Willey/Jordy Checkal (ASU) def. Betsy Caulfield/Alison Furno (ACU), 21-17, 21-11
#4 Bree Bailey/Genevieve Pirotte (ASU) def. Karleigh McClure/Danielle Parker (ACU), 21-7, 21-10
#5 Andi Lowrance/Nora Tuioti-Mariner (ASU) def. Carlee Swanson/Briauna Tutwiler (ACU), 21-9, 21-8
Order of Finish:
4, 5, 2*, 1, 3