Pepperdine's Frederick, Hill Win Beach Collegiate Challenge

March 16, 2013, 12 a.m. (ET)

B.J. Hoeptner Evans
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 16, 2013) – Pepperdine’s No. 1 pair of Lilla Frederick and Kim Hill finished No. 1 overall at the USA Volleyball Beach Collegiate Challenge on Saturday at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.

Frederick and Hill defeated Florida State’s No. 2 team of Jace Pardon and Marija Milosavljevic in the finals of the Gold Bracket, 21-16, 21-14.

In the Gold Bracket semifinals, Frederick and Hill beat Pepperdine’s No. 2 team of Lara Dykstra and Caitlin Racich, 21-18, 21-17. Pardon and Milosavljevic defeated Nebraska’s No. 2 team of Hayley Thramer and Amber Rolfzen, 21-10, 21-17.

In the final of the Silver Bracket, Pepperdine’s No. 3 team of Kellie Woolever and Kelley Larsen defeated Florida State’s No. 4 team of Sarah Wickstrom and Mallory Kiley, 22-20, 21-16.

Woolever and Larsen advanced with a 21-12, 21-11 semifinal victory over Florida State’s No. 5 team of Stephanie Pelleteri and Kristina Pelleteri. Wickstrom and Kiley beat Pepperdine’s No. 5 team of Victoria Adelheim and Jazmine Orozco in the semifinals, 19-21, 21-17, 15-7.

The USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge will conclude Sunday with a dual meet between Nebraska and Grand Canyon starting at 10 a.m.

USA Volleyball will hold a second Collegiate Challenge on April 21-22 in Hermosa Beach, Calif. The teams scheduled to participate are Pepperdine, Southern California (USC), CSU Long Beach, Hawaii, Loyola Marymount, UCLA, Santa Clara and CSU Bakersfield.

Results from the pair competition on March 16, 2013
Gold Bracket Round 3
Hill/Frederick (PEP1) def. Robinson/Strange (NEB1), 19-21, 21-14, 17-15
Milosavljevic/Pardon (FSU2) def. Dykstra/C. Racich (PEP2), 21-17, 16-21, 17-15

Gold Bracket Contenders Round 2
Guitare/Alvidrez (CSUB2) def. Johanssen/Phelps (GCU1), 21-17, 16-21, 15-9
Thramer/Rolfzen (NEB2) def. Davis/Yildrim (FSU1), 22-20, 17-21, 15-13

Gold Bracket Contender Round 3
Dykstra/C. Racich (PEP2) def. Guitare/Alvidrez (CSUB2), 21-10, 21-15
Thramer/Rolfzen (NEB2) def. Robinson/Strange (NEB1), 21-17, 21-17

Gold Bracket Semifinals
Hill/Frederick (PEP1) def. Dykstra/C. Racich (PEP2), 21-18, 21-17
Milosavljevic/Pardon (FSU2) def. Thramer/Rolfzen (NEB2), 21-10, 21-17

Gold Bracket Final
Hill/Frederick (PEP1) def. Milosavljevic/Pardon (FSU2), 21-16, 21-14

Silver Bracket Winners
Woolever/Larsen (PEP3) def. Haggerty/Zarda (NEB4), 21-14, 21-5
Pelliteri/Pelliteri (FSU5) def. Broekhuis/Rolfzen (NEB3), 21-17, 21-17
Adelheim/Orozco (PEP5) def. Fien/Ostrander (NEB5), 22-20, 21-12
Kiley/Wickstrom (FSU4) def. Pavels/Plessy (FSU3), 21-15, 20-22, 15-8

Silver Bracket Consolation
Messing/Sieckmann (PEP6) def. Bowden/Youngblood (CSUB4), 21-19, 25-23
Sawyer/Tucker (CSUB5) def. Ausmus/Hiller (GCU3), 17-21, 23-21, 15-13
Cook/T. Racich (PEP4) def. O'Hagan/Bartsch (CSUB3), 21-12, 22-20
Jenkins/Posse (GCU4) def. Spackman/Spackman (GCU5), 21-15, 21-15

Silver Bracket Semifinals
Woolever/Larsen (PEP3) def. Pelliteri/Pelliteri (FSU5), 21-12, 21-11
Kiley/Wickstrom (FSU4) def. Adelheim/Orozco (PEP5),  19-21, 21-17, 15-7

Silver Bracket Final
Woolever/Larsen (PEP3) def. Kiley/Wickstrom (FSU4), 22-20, 21-16