Paranagua Posts 100th Win for FSU; TCU Upsets #11 Georgia State Beach

  0 Wendy Mayer | April 07th, 2018 | CCSA, College - Beach, News, Pac-12

In 11 Top 20 matches on Friday, only TCU was able to upset the rankings table, knocking off No. 11 Georgia State in a 4-1 effort at the Seminole Beach Battle.

The victory, which avenged a March 30 loss to the Panthers, marked the first ranked win for the Horned Frogs in 2018. TCU won on courts 4, 5 and 3 to sew up the win and then saw top duo Cassie House and Haven Hill outlast Teegan Van Gunst and Annika Van Gunst 33-31, 21-9 for good measure. The Horned Frogs added a 5-0 win over unranked UAB, before falling to No. 7 Florida State 5-0.

In other Seminole Beach Battle action, the host Seminoles notched three victories, following the blanking of TCU with two more against UNC Wilmington and No. 18 Florida Atlantic. Senior Tory Paranagua notched her 100th career victory against TCU on Court 1 and now boasts 102 all-time, fifth in program history.

FSU did not drop a single set in the three victories, which came after the team was delivered their 2017 CCSA Championship rings.

Out West at the Wildcat Invitational, No. 14 Cal and No. 15 Arizona each posted a pair of wins. Both teams bested No. 17 Stetson and topped Arizona State. The Bears had the upper hand against the Hatters with a 4-1 win, while Arizona edged the east coast visitors 3-2. Both teams blanked the Sun Devils. Arizona has now won four straight matches, heading into matchups with Colorado Mesa and Cal on Saturday.


AVCA Top 20 Results – April 6, 2018

Winning Team Losing Team Score Winning Team Recap Losing Team Recap
Seminole Beach Battle (Tallahassee, Florida)
#7 Florida State TCU 5-0. Link Link
TCU #11 Georgia State 4-1. Link Link
#7 Florida State UNC Wilmington 5-0. Link Link
#11 Georgia State UAB 3-2. Link Link
#7 Florida State #18 Florida Atlantic 5-0. Link Link
#18 FAU UNC Wilmington 5-0. Link Link
Wildcat Invitational (Tucson, Arizona)
#17 Stetson Colorado Mesa 5-0. Link Link
#15 Arizona #17 Stetson 3-2. Link Link
#15 Arizona Arizona State 4-1. Link Link
#14 Cal #17 Stetson 4-1. Link Link
#14 Cal Arizona State 5-0. Link Link

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Wendy Mayer

Wendy Mayer has worked in athletics media relations for the last 20 years. The Northwest Missouri State alumna is currently senior writer for after spending the last 15 years with Purdue athletics.

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