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Mt. SAC Beach Volleyball Splits SCC Opener; Defeats COD, 3-2, Loses to El Camino, 5-0

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(Walnut, CA) "Mountie Beach" was open for business, as the Mt. SAC Beach Volleyball team made its 2020 home debut before a crowd of supporters in a South Coast Conference match Friday (March 6).

Mt. SAC (2-5, 1-1) defeated SCC newcomer, College of the Desert, 3-2 and fell to El Camino, 5-0.

"(Friday) was our first conference game of the season, as well as our first home game of the season," Mt. SAC Beach Volleyball Interim coach Danielle Diaz said. "We had a great turnout and are so appreciative to the Mountie family who showed up to support us.

"El Camino is once again a top contender in our conference and showed that (Friday) with a strong performance, sweeping us in five sets."

El Camino College 5, Mt. SAC 0

1's - (EC) Brooke Drahos/ Giulia Alslesandri def. (M) Macy Barnes/Carolina Urquieta, 13-21, 17-21

2's - (EC) Kylee Glickman/Caitlin Donatucci def. (M) Daniela Serna/Makena Schildmeyer, 11-21, 10-21

3's - (EC) Jocelyn Lacroix/ Kelly Donatucci def. (M) Janderi Ceja/Ashly Velasquez, 13-21, 14-21

4's - (EC) Diana Enriques/ Hanna Guerrola def. (M) Liz Thomas/Azriel White, 8-21, 21-23

5's -  (EC) Jordyn Bonitz/ Tara Delk def. (M) Aya Al-Juraishi/Natalie Caravantes, 14-21, 5-21

"We played College of the Desert right afterwards, who is a new school to be added into our conference this season," Diaz said. "Our 4's (Thomas/White) and 5's pair (Al-Juraishi/Caravantes) beat Desert early on and it was up to Janderi Ceja and her partner Ashly Velasquez to solidify the win. Ceja and Velasquez fought hard and won in a close match against Desert's 3's pair."

Mt. SAC 3, College of the Desert 2

1's - (COD) Katie Geiberger/ Evanne Jimenez def. (M) Barnes/Urquieta, 17-21, 7-21

2's - (COD) Jamarie Vibria/ Kylie Beckett def. Schildmeyer/Serna, 13-21, 21-18, 9-15

3's - (M) Ceja/Velasquez def. (COD) Judy Figueroa/ April Contreras, 17-21, 21-18, 15-12

4's - (M) Thomas/White def. (COD) Aailyah Muhammed/ Angela Inprom, 21-13, 21-16

5's - (M) Al-Juraishi/Caravantes def. (COD) Rikki Muttler/ Priscilla Lopez, 21-14, 21-12

Mt. SAC will travel to the College of the Desert for matches against Victor Valley and Long Beach City College Friday (Mar. 13).

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For additional information, please contact the Mt. SAC Sports Information Office at 909.274.4630.