(Long Beach, CA) The Mt. SAC Beach Volleyball Team split a pair of South Coast Conference matches Friday (3/22) with a win over Rio Hondo, 4-1 and a 5-0 setback to Long Beach City College at Granada Beach.
The Mounties overall record stands at 7-5 and 1-3 in conference.
They easily defeated the Rio 1's (21-13, 21-15) and nearly beat Long Beach City taking them to three sets. Gomez/Neely won the first set, 21-18 and lost a close second set, 23-21 to even the match at 1-1. The third and deciding set, the Mountie pair lost, 15-9.
The Mounties play their last two away dual matches next Friday (3/29) against El Camino and Santa Ana at El Camino, before their "inaugural" home match Friday (4/12).
They will also take their second out to state road trip to Phoenix, Arizona for four matches, April 5-6.
They will play Arizona Christian University, Cal Poly SLO, University of Alabama, Birmingham and Grand Canyon University.
Mt. SAC 4, Rio Hondo 1
LBCC 5, Mt. SAC 0
Mt. SAC Pairs' records through 12 matches:
1's – Gomez/Neely, 10-2
2's – Carr/Palos, 4-8
3's – Lane/Tullar, 5-7
4's – Barnes/Morse, 6-6
5's - Portillo/Valdez, 8-4
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For additional information, please contact the Mt. SAC Sports Information Office at 909.274.4630.