The Stetson sand volleyball team (3-4) dropped another tight 3-2 decision on Sunday, falling to host Tulane in the final day of the Pelican Classic at Coconut Beach in Kenner, La.
Kaley Melville and Julie Bassett picked up a 2-0 win (21-11, 21-18) at the no. 1 pairs position, and Katie DiGirolamo and Jordan Dierickx also won in straight sets (21-18, 21-17) at the no. 3 position.
Three of the Hatters' four losses this season have come by a 3-2 margin.
The Hatters will return to action next Friday in an Atlantic Sun Conference doubleheader at Florida Gulf Coast. The first match is scheduled for 2 p.m.
TULANE 3, STETSON 2
No. 1: Kaley Melville / Julie Bassett (SU) def. Sophie Asprey / Cori Martone (TLN) - 23-21, 21-17
No. 2: Grace Weaver / Anna Wruck (TLN) def. Maren Rygh / Savannah Byl (SU) - 23-21, 21-15
No. 3: Jordann Dierickx / Katie DiGirolamo (SU) def. Elysa Jackson / Courtney Liddle (TLN) - 21-18, 21-17
No. 4: Azarri Badawi / Jackie Wegner (TLN) def. Alisha Hoffman / Catherine Coston (SU) - 21-16, 21-17
No. 5: Mackenzie Moore / Olivia Utt (TLN) def. Claudia Kalin / Taylor Story (SU) - 21-17, 24-22
No. 6 (Exh.): Stephanie Marin / Taylor Kennedy (SU) def. Miliza Jovic / Amber Bennett (TLN) - 24-22, 21-13