By Vic Jerald
Sports Information Assistant
COVINGTON, La. – The Huntingdon beach volleyball team competed in the New Orleans Invitational Tournament on Friday and Saturday. In the tournament, the Hawks finished 1-3 picking up their first win of the season over Division I Nicholls State.
On Friday, the Hawks fell to the University of Southern Miss 5-0 and to Spring Hill College 5-0. On Saturday, the Hawks lost to the University of New Orleans 5-0 and beat Nicholls State 3-2.
In the match with Nicholls State, the team of Lexie DeVuyst and Amy Tyma came together to get a 21-9, 22-20 win. Nichole LeFevre and Addison Genard picked up a win with a score of 21-18, 21-16 win. Alexis Creasman and April Reese picked up another win for the Hawks with a score 21-18, 21-13.
Records: Huntingdon (1-7); Southern Miss (2-5); Spring Hill (7-0); New Orleans (3-1); Nicholls State (0-4)
Coming Up: The Hawks will compete in the College of Charleston Tournament on March 9-10.
Southern Miss 5, Huntingdon 0
No. 1: Kylie Grandy-Lindsey Legg (USM) def.
No. 2: Abbey Wilson-Cyan Blackdeer (USM) def.
No. 3: Piper Matsumoto-Kellie Garraway (USM) def.
No. 4: Olivia Hepworth-Breleigh Favre (USM) def.
No. 5: Madison Lawler-Jessica Austin (USM) def.
Spring Hill 5, Huntingdon 0
No. 1: Leanne Sorrel-Kassandra Fairly (SH) def.
No. 2: Brittany Bilotti-Taylor Hurst (SH) def.
No. 3: Caroline Herrera-Allison Weimer (SH) def.
No. 4: Sarah Senft-Emily Greim (SH) def.
No. 5: Emmarose Neibert-Cassidi Sterrett (SH) def.
University of New Orleans 5, Huntingdon 0
No. 1: Rachel Kuhn-Veronica Corcoran (UNO) def.
No. 2: Victoria Corcoran-Blessing Dunn (UNO) def.
No. 3: Brianna Vega-Ally Carr (UNO) def.
No. 4: Madison Miller-Rhyan Rand (UNO) def.
No. 5: Raegan Rozas-Ehize Omoghibo (UNO) def.
Huntingdon 3, Nicholls State 2
No. 1: Emily Weimer-Jennifer Olivarez (NSU) def.
No. 2: Kylie Lockhart-Emily Gauthreaux (NSU) def.
Maddie Lowe-Meghan Wozniak (NSU) 21-9, 22-20
Emily Venable-Katie Jones (NSU) 21-18, 21-16
Lydia Frederick-Sydney Swann (NSU) 21-18, 21-13