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Volleyball Participates In 2008 Collegiate Beach Nationals

Volleyball Participates In 2008 Collegiate Beach Nationals

April 21, 2008

SAN DIEGO, CA – Members of the Clemson volleyball team participated at the third annual Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championships on Sunday at Mariner’s Point in San Diego, CA. The Tigers were split into four teams to compete in the four flights. Overall, Clemson’s duos were 4-4 in the tournament to conclude the 2008 spring season.

Didem Ege had a 1-1 record in Flight A with a three-game win over a team from Wisconsin. In the Flight B bracket, Jeannette Abbott and Leslie Mansfield partnered to defeat a Southern Cal team before falling to a Badger tandem.

Lia Proctor and Meghan Hinemeyer played at Flight C, winning a two-game match over a Trojan team. They then lost to a duo from Wisconsin.

All three teams in the Flight D red pool finished with a 1-1 record for a three-way tie. Clemson’s entry of Danielle Hepburn, Lisa Jedlicka and Cansu Ozdemir dropped the first game, 12-15, to the top-seeded team from Southern Cal before rebounding for wins in the second and third games, 15-11, 15-13. The Tigers then lost to a team from Wisconsin.

The team of Ashley Engle and Kiley Hall from Texas won the tournament. San Diego and Nebraska also participated.

Extensive television coverage of the Collegiate Nationals kicks off with a special one-hour program airing on CBS Sports on Sunday, May 25 (2:00 PM, ET). The show will launch eight consecutive days of Olympic-style programming on CBS College Sports Network, followed by sport specific shows.