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TUCSON, AZ -

In a historic day in Arizona Athletics history, the Wildcats swept Arizona Christian 5-0 in the inaugural sand volleyball season opener on Friday at the Arizona Sand Volleyball Courts.

The Arizona No. 4 team of Allie Cook and Penina Snuka earned the program's first ever pairs victory as they defeated Carlee Swanson and Karleigh McClure, 21-8, 21-5. 

Just a few minutes later on court 1, the Arizona team of Rachel Rhoades and Ronni Lewis won a straight set match against Betsy Caulfield and Aly Furno, 21-16, 21-13. Rhoades-Lewis clinched the win for the Wildcats as Arizona Christian was forced to forfeit at the No. 5 position due to an injury.

In the next round of competition, Arizona's No. 1 team of Madi Kingdon and Jane Croson earned a straight set victory over Samantha McCants and Haley Worden, 21-12, 21-6.

Meanwhile, the team of Madison and McKenna Witt clinched the sweep for the Wildcats at the No. 2 position as they defeated Kailaa Heaney and Sydney Smith, 21-8, 21-5.

The Wildcats will be back in action tomorrow as the Arizona Invitational continues at 10 a.m. The U of A will take on Grand Canyon before closing out the tournament against Arizona State at 4 p.m.

Arizona 5, Arizona Christian 0

#1 Madi Kingdon/Jane Croson (Ariz) def. Samantha McCants/Haley Worden (ACU), 21-12, 21-6

#2 Madison Witt/McKenna Witt (Ariz) def. Kailaa Heaney/Sydney Smith (ACU), 21-8, 21-5

#3 Rachel Rhoades/Ronni Lewis (Ariz) def. Betsy Caulfield/Aly Furno (ACU), 21-16, 21-13

#4 Allie Cook/Penina Snuka (Ariz) def. Carlee Swanson/Karleigh McClure (ACU), 21-8, 21-5

#5 Emily Kiser/Sarah Seiber (Ariz) won by forfeit

Order of Finish: 4, 3, 1, 2

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