FRIDAY, MAY 02, 2014
Nyquist and Strausbaugh Split Day 1 of AVCA Nationals
Sammie Strausbaugh and Taylor Nyquist (Photo credit: Skip Tapp)
Sammie Strausbaugh and Taylor Nyquist (Photo credit: Skip Tapp)

GULF SHORES, ALA. – Jacksonville University sand volleyball’s No. 1 duo of Taylor Nyquist and Sammie Strausbaugh began pool play in the 2014 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championship on Saturday, May 2.

The duo, in Pool A, split Friday’s action 1-1. They beat UAB’s Kiriana Hirini and Bethanie Thomas in three sets, bouncing back from a first set loss, after falling in straight sets during their first match of the day against Long Beach State University’s Delainey Aigner-Swesey and Bojana Tordorovic.

Day two will begin on Saturday morning.