Sand Volleyball Set For Rematch With Mercer

UAB and Mercer meet for the second time this season.

March 13, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. The UAB sand volleyball team is set to take on Mercer on Friday, March 14 at 2 p.m. CT. It will be the second meeting between the two teams in a week.

UAB (0-2) and Mercer (2-2) met last Saturday in Birmingham. The Bears edged the Blazers, 3-2, in the season opener.

In the previous match, UAB’s pair of Kiriana Hirini and Bethanie Thomas earned a win at the No. 1 position in three sets against the Bears. The duo of Sam Serley and Alison Woods also combined for a win in that match.

The Blazers are coming off a 5-0 loss to No. 9 FIU on Monday night in the Diggin’ Duals.

Mercer, who also competed in the Diggin’ Duals, finished 1-2 earlier this week. The Bears topped South Carolina, 3-2, but fell to No. 9 FIU and Georgia State, 5-0.

This will be the last match for UAB before the team travels to Columbia, S.C. for the South Carolina tournament March 22-23.