Broncos Fall in Season Finale
April 23, 2017


SEATTLE, Wash. - Boise State beach volleyball closed out the 2017 season with a 5-0 loss to Washington on Sunday afternoon at Alki Beach in Seattle. It was a tightly contested battle with four of the five matches going three sets, unfortunately none went the way of the Broncos who finish the year 5-6 overall.

The day opened with Jensen Allen and Cassedi Simon taking Lindsay Chalmers and Anna Crabtree to three sets at No. 5 pair before falling 21-11, 20-22, 15-5. That was preceded by a two set loss at No. 4 pair for a 2-0 Husky lead.

Maddy O’Donnell and Maddi Osburn played at No. 2 pair where they rallied from one set down to force a third before going down 21-19, 16-21, 15-11. They finish the year 6-5 overall.

Janell Walley and Emily Sullivan competed at No. 3 pair taking Cassie Strickland and Carly DeHoog to three sets but eventually fell 12-21, 21-17, 15-10. Walley and Sullivan finished the season 7-4 overall.

Sierra Nobley and Sabryn Roberts moved up to No. 1 pair on Sunday where they won the first set by three, but fell in the end as the Huskies duo of Crissy Jones and Tia Scambray rallied to win 18-21, 21-15, 15-8. The Boise State tandem completed the 2017 campaign at 7-4 overall.

Match Summary
Boise State (5-6) at Washington (7-5)
Apr 23, 2017 at Seattle, Wash. (Alki Beach)

Washington 5, Boise State 0
1. Crissy Jones/Tia Scambray (WASH) def. Sierra Nobley/Sabryn Roberts (BSU) 18-21, 21-15, 15-8
2. Courtney Schwan/Destiny Julye (WASH) def. Maddy O’Donnell/Maddi Osburn (BSU); 21-19, 16-21, 15-11
3. Cassie Strickland/Carly DeHoog (WASH) def. Janell Walley/Emily Sullivan (BSU); 12-21, 21-17, 15-10
4. Shayne McPherson/Melanie Wade (WASH) def. Jaymee-Lee Bulda/Laney Hayes (BSU); 21-16, 21-8
5. Lindsay Chalmers/Anna Crabtree (WASH) def. Jensen Allen/Cassedi Simon (BSU); 21-11, 20-22, 15-5
6. (Exhibition) Crabtree/Chalmers def. Kenna Hanses/Skye Southwick (BSU); 21-10, 21-14
Order of finish: 4, 5, 2, 3, 6, 1

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