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April 1, 2014

SAND VOLLEYBALL HOSTS EIGHT-TEAM TOURNAMENT THIS FRIDAY-SUNDAY

Sacramento State Invitational Home Page

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Sacramento State sand volleyball squad will host a three-day, dual-meet tournament this Friday through Sunday at the Sacramento Softball Complex.

Dubbed the Sacramento State Invitational, the eight-team tournament field will consist of the Hornets, Boise State, Cal Poly, California, Pacific, 10th-ranked Saint Mary's, San Francisco and Santa Clara.

A total of 13 matches will be played over the three days. Four matches will be played on Friday, with two taking place at 3 p.m., and two more at 6 p.m. On Saturday, eight matches will be played, with two taking place at 9 a.m., noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. On Sunday, Hornets will take on Boise State at 11 a.m. to conclude the three-day event.

Each team will play at least two matches during the tournament, and Sacramento State will play five times (twice on Friday, twice on Saturday, once on Sunday).

Sand volleyball is in just its second year of existence at Sacramento State, and the Hornets have played just nine matches in school history. One of those matches came earlier this season on March 19 in the team's season opener when the Hornets fell to Saint Mary's, 5-0.

All matches will take place at the Sacramento Softball Complex of the City of Sacramento Department of Parks and Recreation. The complex has a lighted four-court sand volleyball facility, and is located at 3450 Longview Drive, which is near Watt Avenue and Business 80. Directions to the complex can be found by CLICKING HERE.

Admission and parking is free. Spectators are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets. Outside food and drinks, as well as pets are not allowed inside the complex.

The tournament home page can be found by CLICKING HERE.

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Friday, April 4
3:00 p.m.  --  Sacramento State vs. Cal Poly (Courts 1 & 2)
3:00 p.m.  --  Saint Mary's vs. Boise State (Courts 3 & 4)
6:00 p.m.  --  Sacramento State vs. San Francisco (Courts 1 & 2)
6:00 p.m.  --  Cal Poly vs. Boise State (Courts 3 & 4)

Saturday, April 5
9:00 a.m.  --  Saint Mary's vs. Cal Poly (Courts 1 & 2)
9:00 a.m.  --  Pacific vs. Boise State (Courts 3 & 4)
12:00 p.m.  --  Sacramento State vs. California (Courts 1 & 2)
12:00 p.m.  --  Pacific vs. San Francisco (Courts 3 & 4)
3:00 p.m.  --  Boise State vs. Santa Clara (Courts 1 & 2)
3:00 p.m.  --  Saint Mary's vs. California (Courts 3 & 4)
6:00 p.m.  --  Sacramento State vs. Santa Clara (Courts 1 & 2)
6:00 p.m.  --  San Francisco vs. Cal Poly (Courts 3 & 4)

Sunday, April 6
11:00 a.m.  --  Sacramento State vs. Boise State

SAND RECORDS THUS FAR
Boise State (0-0)
Cal Poly (0-0)
California (1-2)
Pacific (3-1)
Sacramento State (0-1)
Saint Mary's (3-0)
San Francisco (1-2)
Santa Clara (3-3)

SACRAMENTO STATE'S DOUBLES TEAMS (used in the season opener at Saint Mary's)
1. Kayla Beal / Katie Aprile
2. Sloan Lovett / Lauren Aikels
3. Morgan Stanley / Madeline Cannon
4. Lexie Skalbeck / Chelcy Motes
5. Courtney Dietrich / Kendall LaVine

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