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.
Volleyball 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 FSU freshman 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 every tournament they've entered...Competed for Club Beach Dig along with Joyce and fellow freshman Kristina Pellitteri.
Personal Lifelong friends and teammates with fellow freshman Kayla Joyce...Parents are Kay and Dave Brown...Has on brother, Thatcher...The duo have been friends since first grade and started playing volleyball together in seventh grade...Plans to major in business and made the Dean's List her first semester of college...Born on Dec. 12, 1993.