Volleyball Takes to the Beach at Siesta Key

Volleyball Takes to the Beach at Siesta Key

Siesta Key, Fla. – The Lynn University volleyball team had a change of scenery this past weekend, ditching the gym for the sand and sun at the seventh annual Fiesta on Siesta Key collegiate beach volleyball tournament.

In its seventh year, the Fiesta continues to grow as America's largest collegiate beach tournament. Thirty-five universities brought 190 teams to compete at this year's event with approximately 400 female student-athletes battling across 35 courts.

Competing in pairs of two, the Fighting Knights provided fours squads in the tournament. Cristina Llorens and Nicol Colonna boasted an impressive showing, taking fifth place in the gold bracket while Morgan Dulaney and Lydia West also snagged fifth in the silver bracket. Pairings of Marissa Tandron and Claire Angelich along with Katie Knight and Chelsea Castillo both logged top-10 finishes.

To view photos from the weekend, click HERE.