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FSU sand volleyball advances to Final Four

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Posted at 10:22 PM, May 02, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-02 22:22:00-04

GULF SHORES, Ala. – The Florida State sand volleyball team advanced to its third consecutive Final Four, going 2-1 on Friday during Day 1 of competition at the 2014 AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships.

Florida State opened the event by cruising past No. 6 seed Stetson, 5-0, before falling to No. 2 seed Pepperdine, 4-1, in the six-team, double-elimination tournament held on the beaches of Gulf Shores.

The Seminoles rebounded to sweep No. 5 seed Florida International, 5-0, in the afternoon to return to the National Semifinals where FSU will face No. 4 seed Hawaii at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday.