First Sweep in Governors Beach Volleyball Program

In the final day of the Badger Beach Bash Sunday, March 19 the Governors beach volleyball team split a pair of matches including a win that puts a special one in the books, a 5-0 sweep versus Huntingdon. The first match against New Orleans ended in a 5-0 upset.

Match 1

New Orleans 5, APSU 0

  1. Victoria Corcoran/Cara Sander (UNO) def. Ginny Gerig/Kristen Stucker (APSU) 21-16, 21-12
  2. Veronica Corcoran/Blessing Dunn (UNO) def. Jenna Panning/Christine White (APSU) 22-20, 21-17
  3. Rachel Kuhn/Brooke Frank (UNO) def. MiMi Arrington/Kaitlyn Teeter (APSU) 21-16, 21-13
  4. Lauren Levy/Brianna Vega (UNO) def. Allie O’Reilly/Kaylee Taff (APSU) 21-9, 20-22, 15-10

APSU 5, Huntingdon 0

  1. Kristen Stucker/Ginny Gerig (APSU) def. Shelby Young/Audrey Hargitt (Huntingdon) 21-16, 21-10
  2. Christina White/Jenna Panning (APSU) def. Bria Rochelle/Alexis Creasman (Huntingdon) 21-10, 21-15
  3. Kaitlyn Teeter/MiMi Arrington (APSU) def. Alex Hillman/Lexie DeVuyst (Huntingdon) 21-11, 21-8
  4. Allie O’Reilly/Kaylee Taff (APSU) def. Kalen Morgan/Gabby Hughes (Huntingdon) 21-14, 21-11
  5. Ashley Slay/April Adams (APSU) def. Samm Mamon/Betann Bullard (Huntingdon) 21-10, 21-8

Day One of Governors Beach Duals Ends by Split

APSU hosted their first tournament at the Franklin Beach House and went to split after picking up the first home win for the program. Govs put up a fight for the first match but their opponent Missouri Baptist University maintained to unravel the win.

The Governors ended the second match on a good note to steal the win from Carson-Newman, making history as their first ever home win. Their performance achieved a score of 4-1 to end the day.

Match 1

Missouri Baptist University 3, Austin Peay 2

  1. Hannah Carey/Jen Brendel (MBU) def. Ginny Gerig/Kristen Stucker (APSU) 21-13, 21-17
  2. Christina White/Jenna Panning (APSU) def. Kamden Maas/Caterina Cigarini (MBU) 20-22, 21-18, 15-13
  3. Kelly Wilson/Sarah Bolton (MBU) def. Kaitlyn Teeter/MiMi Arrington (APSU) 19-21, 21-19, 15-7
  4. Kelly Hughes/Natalie Hecht (MBU) def. Allie O’Reilly/Kaylee Taff (APSU) 21-19, 21-19
  5. Ashley Slay/April Adams (APSU) def. Megan Williams/Natalie Hecht (MBU) 21-7, 21-12

Ext. Alexandria Thornton/Logan Carger (APSU) def. Molly Fox/Audree Morecraft (MBU) 20-22, 21-17, 15-9

Match 2

Austin Peay 4, Carson-Newman 1

  1. Ginny Gerig/Kristen Stucker (APSU) def. Anna Patton/Taylor Lowe (C-N) 21-17, 21-17
  2. Jenna Panning/Christina White (APSU) def. Morgan Harlan/Alex Biro (C-N) 21-9, 16-21, 15-8
  3. Morgan Ballard/Allie Foster (C-N) def. Kaitlyn Teeter/MiMi Arrington (APSU) 14-21, 21-17, 15-12
  4. Kaylee Taff/Allie O’Reilly (APSU) def. Marnie Streeter/Eileen Anderson (C-N) 18-21, 21-18, 15-7
  5. Ashley Slay/April Adams (APSU) def. Natalie Harris/Hannah Robertson (C-N) 21-16, 21-18

Ext. Cecily Gable/Alexandria Thornton (APSU) def. Kendall Cooley/Abbie McFarlane (C-N) 13-21, 21-16, 15-11

APSU Closes Governors Beach Duals Sweeping UT-Martin

The Governors beach volleyball team completed their first home tournament Saturday, March 18 by sweeping opponent UT-Martin, but falling to Central Arkansas in the first match at the Franklin Beach House.

Match 1

Central Arkansas 5, Austin Peay 0

  1. Stephanie Pollnow/Hayley Tippett (UCA) def. Ginny Gerig/Kristen Stucker (APSU) 21-12, 21-17
  2. Heather Schnars/Kate Elman (UCA) def. Christina White/Jenna Panning (APSU) 21-12, 21-11
  3. MC Rogers/Kristine Hjembo (UCA) def. MiMi Arrington/Kaitlyn Teeter (APSU) 21-17, 21-6
  4. Kellen Dunn/Mackenzie Dear (UCA) def. Allie O’Reilly/Kaylee Taff (APSU) 21-8, 21-16
  5. Abbie Harry/Amy South (UCA) def. Ashley Slay/Alexandria Thornton (APSU) 22-20, 25-23

Match 2

Austin Peay 5, UT Martin 0

  1. Ginny Gerig/Kristen Stucker (APSU) def. PHILLIPS, Hannah/CATLETT, Macy (UTM) 21-17, 21-13
  2. Christina White/Jenna Panning (APSU) def. REIGELSPERGER, Macy/IDEMUDIA, Jemima (UTM) 21-17, 21-13
  3. MiMi Arrington/Kaitlyn Teeter (APSU) def. NOFFSINGER, Rachel/GRAY, Hayley (UTM) 21-15, 21-17
  4. Alexandria Thornton/Ashley Slay (APSU) def. LEAN, Kelly/COOMBS-JAMES, Saphyr (UTM) 18-21, 21-5, 15-11
  5. Kaylee Taff/Allie O’Reilly (APSU) def. No player/No player (UTM), by forfeit

The Governors will travel to Atlanta, Georgia for the GSU Diggin’ Dauls from Saturday, April 1 through Sunday, April 2. APSU will compete against Jacksonville State, UAB, LSU and Lincoln Memorial in the event.