SUNDAY, MAY 05, 2013
Strausbaugh & Nyquist Finish Competition At National Championship
Dolphins duo posted a three set win over UCLA pair on Saturday

GULF SHORES, Ala. –  Jacksonville University’s No. 1 pair of Sammie Strausbaugh and Taylor Nyquist finished competition at the 2013 American Volleyball Coaches Association Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships this weekend.

The Jacksonville pair posted a 1-3 record in pool play on the weekend highlighted by a three-set victory over Zoe Nightingale and Becca Strehlow of UCLA 15-21, 21-16, 15-11 on Saturday morning. Later in the day they fell to Kate Stepanova and Ksenia Sukhareva of Florida International by scores of 17-21 and 11-21.

On Friday Dalas Dodd and Jordan Shaw of Saint Mary’s College bested Strausbaugh and Nyquist 17-21, 21-17, 9-15. They then fell to Loyola Marymount’s Felicia Arriola and Litara Keil 21-23, 12-21.

Strausbaugh and Nyquist end the year with a 30-6 record as a pair.