Quiggle/Howard Win Third-Straight to Take Pool E’s Top Spot

  0 Wendy Mayer | May 12th, 2017 | CCSA, College - Beach, News, Pac-12, West Coast Conference

USAV Collegiate Beach Championships

Day 2 of the USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships saw pool play wrap up for each of the six women’s pools, A through F. Of the 24 women’s teams, the top two teams in each pool advance as well as the highest four of the third-place pool finishers, based on their point ratios.

After surviving a pair of three-set matches on Day 1, Pepperdine’s No. 2 pair Corinne Quiggle and Brittany Howard (28-3) advanced to the Round of 16 as the top seed of Pool E with a 21-19, 21-14 win over USC’s Jenna Belton and Jo Kremer.

Georgia State’s Chelsea Ross and Delaney Rohan edged South Carolina’s Adrianna Culbert and Katie Smith in a duel to the final point, winning 18-21, 21-18, 18-16 to wrap pool play.

Quiggle/Howard and Ross/Rohan moved on to the Round of 16 with wins on the day.

Ross/Rohan were the CCSA Pair of the Year after going 21-9 at No. 1 for Georgia State. Culbert/Smith went 12-6 at No. 1 for South Carolina. Belton/Kremer went 35-6, primarily at the No. 5 position.


Pool E Results, May 12

Chelsea Ross/Delaney Rohan (Georgia State) def. Adrianna Culbert/Katie Smith (South Carolina) 18-21, 21-18, 18-16

Corinne Quiggle/Brittany Howard (Pepperdine) def.  Jenna Belton/Jo Kremer (USC) 21-19, 21-14


Final Pool E Standings

Quiggle/Howard 3-0 (6-2 in sets)

Ross/Rohan 2-1 (5-3 in sets)

Culbert/Smith 1-2 (4-4 in sets)

Belton/Kremer 0-3 (0-6 in sets)


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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 Volleymob.com after spending the last 15 years with Purdue athletics.

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