SACRAMENTO – The Cal Poly beach volleyball team went 2-1 in Sacramento on Saturday, as it swept San Jose State and San Francisco 5-0, and fell to Sacramento state 3-2.
The Mustangs picked up their second sweep of the day after they easily defeated University of San Francisco.
Sonny and Hubbard beat Nora Buvarplavic and Emily Reed 21-12, 21-15, while Nelson and Van Winden quickly beat Mo Oskam and Camille Aranjo 21-15, 21-14.
Brayden Gruenewald and Greisen beat Dane Miller and Carly Lowry 17-21, 21-14, 15-5, while Niemen and Boege beat Shannon Levinson and Kate Ashman 21-11, 21-8.
Up 2-0 on the day, the Mustangs took on conference opponent Sacramento State, where they put up a fight, but fell 3-2.
Van Winden and Nelson took Madeline Cannon and Morgan Stanley to three sets and came out with a win 14-21, 21-16, 15-13.
Boege and Greisen were beat by Kennedy Kurtz and Sarah Davis 21-19, 21-14, while Brayden Gruenewald and Niemen were beat by Hannah Meadows and Lana Brown 21-16, 21-14.
The Mustangs are now 12-19 on the season and 4-6 in conference play. Cal Poly will be back in the sand on Saturday April 22 to take on No. 2 UCLA and No. 1 USC in its last matches of the season before the conference tournament.
Cal Poly 5, San Jose 0
- Emily Sonny/Hannah Hubbard def. Alli Meehan/Lyndi Scholl 21-10, 21-14
- Taylor Nelson/Adlee Van Winden def. Julie Sam/ Nandyala Gana 21-18, 20-22, 15-11
- Brayden Gruenewald/Raeann Greisen def. Giulia Gavio/Luisa Andrade 18-21, 21-18, 15-13
- Savannah Niemen/Holland Boege def. Summer Avery/Jamie Hirai 21-16, 20-22, 15-10
- Taylor Gruenewald/Heather Pembroke def. Julia Golbeck/Kaitlyn Zdraik 21-12, 19-21, 15-5
Cal Poly 5, San Francisco 0
- Emily Sonny/Hannah Hubbard def. Nora Buvarplavik/Emily Reed 21-12, 21-15
- Taylor Nelson/Adlee Van Winden def. Mo Oskam/Camille Aranjo 21-5, 21-14
- Brayden Gruenewald/Raeann Greisen def. Dane Miller/ Carly Lowry 17-21, 21-14, 15-5
- Savannah Niemen/Holland Boege def. Shannon Levinson/ Kate Ashman 21-11, 21-8
- Taylor Gruenewald/Heather Pembroke def. Montana Green/Trish Kuntsanhaus 21-5, 21-7
Sacramento State 3, Cal Poly 2