FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin beach volleyball squad competed through all four matchups this afternoon before falling by a 5-0 margin against Austin Peay at the Franklin Beach House.
The Skyhawks had their best showing of the season today, led by a near-win at No. 1. Hannah Phillips and Macy Catlett were defeated 21-14 in the opening set before bouncing back for a 21-18 win in the second set. However, the duo fell 15-6 in the tiebreaking set.
At No. 2, Rachel Noffsinger and Hayley Gray battled before falling 21-17, 21-15. Jemima Idemudia and Macy Reigelsperger teamed up at No. 3, fighting until the end in a 21-12, 21-19 setback. Sarah Shaw and Kelly Lean joined forces at No. 4 but fell by a 21-15, 21-15 margin.
UT Martin returns to action this weekend when it travels to the Blazer Beach Duals on April 14-15. The Skyhawks will square off against host UAB and Lincoln Memorial on Friday before taking on New Mexico and Lincoln Memorial on Saturday.