The Daily Sauce — March 26, 2023: FSU Beach Volleyball Goes 3-0 to Open LSU Invitational
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The Daily Sauce — March 26, 2023: FSU Beach Volleyball Goes 3-0 to Open LSU Invitational

It’s Sunday, Florida State fans.

As you aim to finish your weekend strong, see what’s in The Daily Sauce.

Lead Story

A trip to Baton Rouge got off to a stellar start on Saturday as Florida State volleyball went a perfect 3-0. After opening the day with a win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, the Seminoles collected 4-1 victories over No. 13 Washington and Southern Mississippi.

FSU didn’t lose a single set against the Islanders to open the day. Three of the FSU victories against the 13th-ranked Huskies came in straight sets. Maddie Anderson and Paige Kalkhoff bounced back from a first-set loss to top Washington’s Chloe Loreen and Natalie Robinson, 16-21, 21-14, 15-13. In the first dual of the day, FSU picked up four straight-set victories against Southern Mississippi.

For the season, FSU is now 19-2. The Seminoles will wrap up the LSU Invitational on Sunday against Spring Hill College and No. 5 LSU.

Between the Lines for March 25, 2023

Swimming and diving: NCAA Championships

Beach volleyball: (4) FSU 5, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 0 (LSU Invitational)

Baseball: FSU 4, (7) Virginia 12

Softball: (6) FSU 1, (14) Duke 2

Beach volleyball: (13) Washington 1, (4) FSU 4 (LSU Invitational)

Beach volleyball: (4) FSU 4, Southern Mississippi 1 (LSU Invitational)

On the Agenda for March 26, 2023

Beach volleyball vs. Spring Hill College, 9 a.m. ET (LSU Invitational)

Beach volleyball vs. No. 5 LSU, 11 a.m. ET (LSU Invitational)

Softball at No. 14 Duke, 12 p.m. ET (ACC Network Extra)

Women’s tennis vs. No. 9 Virginia, 12 p.m. ET

Baseball at No. 7 Virginia, 1 p.m. ET (ACC Network Extra)

Rolling News and Notes

FSU softball was handed its first ACC loss of the season on Saturday at Duke, 2-1.

Multiple FSU swimmers and divers clocked season- and career-bests at the NCAA Championships, which concluded on Saturday.

Mike Ferguson is the lead writer for Double Fries No Slaw. Be sure to follow Mike on Twitter at @MikeWFerguson. Follow all of Mike’s work by liking his Facebook page.

Mike Ferguson

Mike Ferguson is the lead writer for Double Fries No Slaw and has more than 12 years of experience in online and print journalism. Mike graduated from Florida State University in 2009 and has had his work featured at numerous prominent publications such as Fox Sports, the Associated Press, Athlon Sports, Yahoo Sports and Sports Illustrated among others. In addition to DFNS, Mike contributes to Athlon Sports, Fish on First and Gambling Group. He also serves as a media relations specialist for Polk State College and Polk State Athletics. Mike is also the founder of Always Next Year Sports. Mike and his wife Jennifer reside in Haines City, Fla. and have two daughters.