TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State beach volleyball’s pairing of sophomores Madison Fitzpatrick and Alaina Chacon continue to earn honors this week as they have been named CCSA Pair of the Week. Earlier in the week, they were named AVCA/CollegeBeachVB.com Pair of the Week for their dominant performance at home. This is the second time this season they have been named CCSA Pair of the Week and the third time this season a Florida State pair has earned such honor.
Fitzpatrick and Chacon went 3-0 at the No. 1 position, helping the Seminoles go a perfect 3-0 over the weekend. Two of their wins came against program’s ranked in the top-15, helping the Noles take down No. 15 Arizona and No. 10 Stetson. The pairing won 21-16, 21-16 against Olivia Hallaran and Mia Mason of Arizona to begin the weekend and capped off the weekend with a 21-17, 21-15 win over Stetson’s Carly Perales and Sunniva Helland-Hansen.
The pair leads the team with a 13-5 dual record so far this season. They improved to 4-0 on court one this year after capturing three wins on that court this past weekend. The pairing is also 8-5 on court two and 1-0 on court three.
No. 3 Florida State heads to Miami for the Surf-N-Turf Invitational this weekend (March 29-30). The Noles will take on No. 16 Grand Canyon, RV Tulane, No. 1 UCLA and No. 8 and tournament host FIU.
No. 3 Florida State def. No. 15 Arizona 4-1
No. 3 Florida State def. Austin Peay 5-0
No. 3 Florida State def. No. 10 Stetson 4-1
Alaina Chacon/Madison Fitzpatrick (FS) def. Olivia Hallaran/Mia Mason (AZ) 21-16, 21-16
Alaina Chacon/Madison Fitzpatrick (FS) def. Ciera Koons/Ginny Gerig (APSU) 21-9, 21-12
Alaina Chacon/Madison Fitzpatrick (FS) def. S. Helland-Hansen/Carly Perales (STET) 21-17, 21-15
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