The All-America duo of Jace Pardon and Sarah Wickstrom fell in the pairs quarterfinals
FSU fell to the defending national champions, 3-2, on Saturday
No. 3 seed Florida State swept No. 6 seed ULM to open the National Championships.
FSU went 2-1 on Day 1 and faces No. 1 seed Pepperdine at 11 a.m. CT Saturday
The Seminoles' Stephanie and Nina Pellitteri win the Silver bracket, as Pardon and Wickstrom get second in the Gold bracket.
Freshman Season (2013) Began her collegiate career with three consecutive wins paired with Sarah Wickstrom as FSU's No. 4 team...Finished 2013 with a 25-10 record while playing with three different teammates...Went 21-8 playing with Melanie Pavels, 3-1 with Wickstrom, and 1-1 with Jace Pardon...In dual matches, finished 17-3 overall (1-1 at No. 1, 6-1 at No. 2, 6-0 at No. 3, and 4-1 at No. 4)...Placed third at the Panama City Beach tournament (March 23)...Placed second with Pavels at the Atlanta, Ga. event (April 7)...Reached the semifinals of the Siesta Key Tournament with Pavels (April 14)...Went 0-2 with Pavels at the FSU Sand Tournament (April 21)...Went 3-1 at the AVCA National Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala., beating teams from ULM, eventual national champion Long Beach State, and North Florida before falling to Pepperdine (May 3-4)
High School Career Has experience with both indoor and beach volleyball...Star outside hitter at Oviedo High School while being named to the all-conference team in 2010 and 2011...Third-team All-Central Florida selection as a junior with 141 kills and 102 digs while earning the school's MVP award...Improved her senior season to 278 kills and 213 digs while leading Oviedo to its fourth consecutive regional tournament...Named to the all-tournament team while leading her team to a 4-1 record in the Dig Pink Festival...Has experience playing sand volleyball with teammate and fellow sophomore Kayla Joyce, who teamed up at the USA Beach Volleyball Junior Tour National Championship Tournament to take home second-place honors...The duo started playing sand volleyball together in 2009 and have not finished worse than third in any tournament they've entered...Competed for Club Beach Dig along with Joyce and fellow sophomore Kristina Pellitteri.
Lifelong friends and teammates with fellow sophomore Joyce...Parents are Kay and Dave Brown...Has one brother, Thatcher...The duo have been friends since first grade and started playing volleyball together in seventh grade...Majoring in business and made the Dean's List her first semester of college...Born on Dec. 12, 1993.