Beach volleyball opens season against Division I competition

Beach volleyball opens season against Division I competition

By Vic Jerald

Sports Information Assistant


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Huntingdon beach volleyball team opened the season against a pair of Division I opponents on Friday in UAB's Blazer Beach Duals.

The Hawks lost to Louisiana-Monroe 5-0 and fell to the University of North Alabama 3-2.                                                                            

In the match with UNA (1-1), Huntingdon's No. 3 team of Amy Tyma and Lexie DeVuyst won 21-10, 21-15 and the No. 5 team of April Reese and Alexis Creasman won 21-16, 21-18.


Records: Huntingdon (0-2); Louisiana-Monroe (2-0); North Alabama (1-1)


Coming Up: Huntingdon returns to action against two more Division I opponents on Saturday in the Blazer Beach Duals. The Hawks are scheduled to play Jacksonville State University at 11 a.m. and UAB at 2 p.m.  


Match Results

Louisiana-Monroe 5, Huntingdon College 0

No. 1: Grace Convey-Gabby Love (ULM) def.

           Cheyenne Scarbrough-Halee Hatcher (HC) 21-6, 21-11

No. 2: Maile Sellers-Catherine Griffith (ULM) def.

           Addison Genard-Nichole LeFevre (HC) 21-10, 21-12

No. 3: Tamara Merseli-Kayla Gallant (ULM) def.

           Amy Tyma-Lexie DeVuyst (HC) 21-15, 21-5

No. 4: Elizabeth Moreland-Allie Kemp (UML) def.

           Kaitlyn Carter-Shelby McAllister (HC) 21-14, 21-11

No. 5: Holland Ponthieux-Bailey Smith (ULM) def.

           April Reese-Alexis Creasman (HC) 21-17, 21-12


University of North Alabama 3, Huntingdon College 2

No. 1: Sophia Brandstetter-Paula Klemperer (UNA) def.

           Cheyenne Scarbrough-Halee Hatcher (HC) 21-11, 21-10

No. 2: Ashtyn Kapovich-Maya Dickson (UNA) def.

           Addison Genard-Nichole LeFevre (HC) 21-9, 21-12

No. 3: Amy Tyma-Lexie DeVuyst (HC) def.

           Sina Faulk-Catherine Ladner (UNA) 21-10, 21-15

No. 4: Ava Carnley-Elizabeth Jump (UNA) def.

           Kaitlyn Carter-Shelby McAllister (HC) 21-7, 21-9 

No. 5: April Reese-Alexis Creasman (HC) def.

           Ana Pacheco-Genesis Benitez (UNA) 21-16, 21-18