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.
Sophomore Season One of 10 student-athletes to earn All-America honors during inaugural collegiate sand volleyball campaign...Was a team co-captain along with Amanda Saxton...Reached quarterfinals of the pairs tournament with partner Brittany Tiegs at the National Championships...Teamed with Tiegs as FSU's No. 1 tandem for much of the season, tallying a 22-2-1 mark in the top spot...Held a 50-7-1 record overall for the season...Went 6-1 at the No. 2 position...Captured the pairs championship at three tournaments - the USC Tournament (March 16-18), the FSU Sand Tournament (March 24-25) and the Fiesta at Siesta Key (April 14)...Nabbed second-place at the UNF Sand Invitational (March 31-April) and at the Clash of the Collegians (March 8-9)...Led FSU in digs per set (8.29) and attacks (12.03)...Ranked second on the Noles in kills (6.27) and aces (1.14) per set.
Before FSU Appeared in the 2010 Dig The Beach Top 10 Women's Open Division...Took first-place in the Fiesta On Siesta Collegiate Beach Championship in 2010...Won the 2008 USA Beach Volleyball Tour Championship in Huntington Beach, Calif...Ranked first nationally in total kills State College of Florida in 2010-11...Received 2010-11 NJCAA All-America Honorable Mention honors...Named 2010-11 Suncoast Conference Player of the Year...Named to Suncoast Conference First Team...Named FCCAA Player of the Week...Named team captain for State College of Florida...Captured Lake County Player of the Year while in high school.
Personal Majoring in social science...Plans to do mission work in other countries after graduating...Involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes...Favorite athlete is professional surfer Bethany Hamilton...Parents are Frank and Glenda Newgard... Married Josh Davis in January... Maiden name is Newgard.