July 10, 2019 - by

Fitzpatrick and Chacon Earn Second All-American Honors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  Florida State beach volleyball’s No. 1 pairing of Madison Fitzpatrick and Alaina Chacon earned their second All-American honors of 2019 as they were named 2019 DiG Collegiate Beach Volleyball First Team All-Americans.

The Seminole pairing picked up their second All-American honors after being named volleyballmag.com All-Americans earlier this summer.

Fitzpatrick and Chacon played every match together during the 2019 season, finishing with a 27-15 record to lead all FSU pairs. Their 27 wins together put them in eighth all-time for the most wins by a Seminole pair in a season. They finished with a 14-7 record on court one, an 8-5 record on court two and a 1-0 record on court three.

The duo earned CCSA Pair of the Week twice. Their first honor came on March 6th after a 4-0 weekend against UAB, No. 4 LSU, No. 10 South Carolina and No. 17 FAU. They earned their second honor after going 3-0 at home against Austin Peay, No. 15 Arizona and No. 10 Stetson. That performance also earned them AVCA/CollegeBeachVB.com National Pair of the Week

Fitzpatrick and Chacon’s 19-9 regular season record earned them First-Team All-CCSA recognition.

The duo earned a win in the first round of the NCAA Championship over Cal Poly. They capped off their season in the USAV Collegiate Beach Championship, making it to the semifinals before earning a fourth-place finish.

2019 DiG Collegiate Beach Volleyball All-Americans
Player of the Year – Tina Graudina, USC
Freshman of the Year – Abby Van Winkle, UCLA
Coach of the Year – Russell Brock, LSU

First Team
Megan McNamara, UCLA
Nicole McNamara, UCLA
Abril Bustamante, USC
Emily Sonny, Cal Poly
Kristen Nuss, LSU
Emily Maglio, Hawaii
Alaina Chacon, Florida State
Madison Fitzpatrick, Florida State
Terese Cannon, USC
Heidi Dyer, Pepperdine
Sarah Sponcil, UCLA
Claire Coppola, LSU
Carly Perales, Stetson
Federica Frasca, FIU

Second Team
Amy Ozee, Hawaii
Brook Bauer, Pepperdine
Sammy Slater, USC
Haley Hallgren, USC
Morgan Martin Hawaii
Lily Justine, UCLA
Tia Miric, Cal Poly
Deahna Kraft, Pepperdine
Savannah Slattery, Loyola Marymount
Crissy Jones, Cal Poly
Mima Mirkovic, California
Margherita Bianchin, FIU
Lindsey Knudson, St. Mary’s
Megan Nash, Loyola Marymount

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