Spartans Split on First Day of Sand Jose Invitational

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Jaida Ward and Jada Hall won their conference-opening match as the San José State beach volleyball team split a pair of duals at the Sand Jose Invitational Saturday afternoon at Spartan Beach.

  • The Spartans started the day by defeating Sacramento State 3-2.
  • Shirley Morrison and Tessa Rogers recorded the first point for SJSU, followed by Alexandra Dale and Jaena Bell with a hard-fought three-set win.
  • Teila Allen and Cheyenne Rice clinched the win with a 21-10, 21-14 victory.
  • San José State opened Southland Conference play with a 4-1 loss to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
  • Ward and Hall won in straight sets over the pair from Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 21-16 and 21-17.
  • The Spartans are now 5-6 on the season and 0-1 in the Southland.

UP NEXT – Sunday is day two of the Sand Jose Invitational, and SJSU will face Saint Mary’s, Utah and Sierra College (exhibition).

Beach Volleyball Match Results

Mar 16, 2024 at San Jose, CA

(Spartan Beach)


San Jose State 3, Sacramento State 2

1. Greta Davis/Caitlin Volkmann (SAC) def. Jaida Ward/Jada Hall (SJSU) 12-21, 21-19, 15-11

2. Teila Allen/Cheyenne Rice (SJSU) def. Kalani Hayes/Ellie Tisko (SAC) 21-10, 21-14

3. Karlee Soderberg/Mia Guevara (SAC) def. Siena Brewster/Meredith Scott (SJSU) 21-13, 21-19

4. Alexandra Dale/Jaena Bell (SJSU) def. Ashlynn Archer/Hailey Plugge (SAC) 19-21, 21-16, 15-11

5. Shirley Morrison/Tessa Rogers (SJSU) def. Tiya Kamba-Griffin/Abbey Kadillak (SAC) 21-19, 21-16

Records: Sacramento State 5-7; San Jose State 5-5

Order of finish: Doubles (5,4,3,2,1);


Texas A&M - Corpus Christi 4, San Jose State 1

1. Jaida Ward/Jada Hall (SJSU) def. Kristin Bobay/Madison Morrow (TAMC) 21-16, 21-17

2. Stephanie Young/Hannah Doyle (TAMC) def. Teila Allen/Cheyenne Rice (SJSU) 21-15, 21-12

3. Cassie Dodd/Chloe Tome (TAMC) def. Siena Brewster/Meredith Scott (SJSU) 21-12, 21-12

4. Elizabeth Cortez/Tori Johnson (TAMC) def. Alexandra Dale/Jaena Bell (SJSU) 21-10, 21-15

5. Jade Bennett/Kela Moreno (TAMC) def. Shirley Morrison/Anna Salmon (SJSU) 21-15, 21-8

Records: Texas A&M - Corpus Christi 13-4, 1-0; San Jose State 5-6, 0-1

Order of finish: Doubles (2,4,5,1,3);

*Southland Conference match