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Long Beach, Calif. - On a beautiful day in Long Beach, the 49er Sand Volleyball team opened the season with a huge win, defeating No. 4 Florida State 4-1 on Tuesday. No. 2 Long Beach State earned wins from No. 5 to No. 2, with the only loss coming at No. 1.
Tyler Jackson and Janisa Johnson started the day off for the 49ers with a straight set win over the Pellitteri sisters of Florida State, winning at No. 5 21-16, 21-19 behind 16 kills and 19 digs from the senior Johnson. Jocelyn Neely and Lauren Minkel then...