Beach Volleyball Closes Season at Palmetto Invitational
COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Coastal Carolina beach volleyball team concluded its 2018 season on Saturday at the Palmetto Invitational hosted by South Carolina. The Chanticleers lost a pair of matches to nationally ranked opponents, falling 4-1 to #19 Tulane and 5-0 to #20 College of Charleston.
Coastal ends its season 1-15.
The Chants' lone point of the day came from Tanner Gauthier and Kinga Windisch, who won the No. 3 flight against Tulane's Lauren Orlock and Anna Chin. Tulane took the remaining four courts in straight sets.
College of Charleston also won four of its five points in straight sets. The match on the first court saw the first two sets split with Leah Hardeman and Aleksandra Djuric winning 21-18 in the second. The CCU duo could not hold on for the win, however, falling 15-7 in the third.
#19 Tulane 4, Coastal Carolina 1
1. Kaylie McHugh/Madeline Mertz (TLN) def. Hardeman, Leah/Djuric, Aleksandra (COASTAL) 21-17, 21-18
2. Lan Nguyen/Tarin Mergener (TLN) def. Lulic, Dora/Cahill, Carla (COASTAL) 21-12, 24-22
3. Gauthier, Tanner/Windisch, Kinga (COASTAL) def. Lauren Orlich/Anna Chin (TLN) 21-19, 10-21, 17-15
4. Addison Hermstad/Ashley Delgado (TLN) def. Ladewig, Shelby/Manning, Kyla (COASTAL) 21-12, 21-15
5. Rio Frohoff/Gabriella Becerra (TLN) def. Otto, Autumn/Beck, Haylie (COASTAL) 21-13, 21-5
#20 College of Charleston 5, Coastal Carolina 0
1. Katja Ehlers/Devon Rachel (COFC) def. Hardeman, Leah/Djuric, Aleksandra (COASTAL) 21-17, 18-21, 15-7
2. Krissy Mummey/McKala Rhodes (COFC) def. Cahill, Carla/Lulic, Dora (COASTAL) 21-19, 21-18
3. Kennedy Madison/Riana Brennan (COFC) def. Gauthier, Tanner/Windisch, Kinga (COASTAL) 21-12, 21-17
4. Allison Beckman/Lauren Freed (COFC) def. Ladewig, Shelby/Manning, Kyla (COASTAL) 21-13, 21-18
5. Britney Vallez/Logan Manusky (COFC) def. Beck, Haylie/Otto, Autumn (COASTAL) 21-14, 21-16