SMCC Beach Volleyball Wins Top Court in Inaugural Match
The South Mountain Community College women's beach volleyball team (0-1) competed in its first duel ever, facing Mesa Community College at Kiwanis Park in Tempe, Ariz., on Friday, April 16. Although the Cougars ultimately fell 3-1 to the Thunderbirds, sophomore Marlayna Stapleton and freshman Mckenna Androsky won in straight sets in their match on the No. 1 court to give the pair the first match victory in school history.
Playing in the top-seeded match, Stapleton and Androsky won 22-20 and 21-12 to give SMCC and head coach Melissa Hess the Cougars' first dual point.
The Cougars and Thunderbirds will meet again at Kiwanis Park on Friday, April 30 for a noon duel.