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With the addition of beach volleyball as a sponsored sport by the Ohio Valley Conference brings with it the opportunity to make history and Morehead State beach volleyball has done just that following the season's opening weekend.

Tuesday afternoon, the conference announced its inaugural Pair of the Week honors as Morehead State's Hannah Keating and Trinity Miller claimed the award after leading the Eagles to an undefeated and unblemished weekend at the Principia College Beach Bash.

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After setting a program record for flights won (18) in an event at last season's Principia College Beach Bash, Morehead State beach volleyball exceeded that mark this weekend, sweeping each of the four matches played at this season's iteration.

The Eagles (3-0) captured all 20 flights played across four 5-0 decisions with the Eagles taking matches with Principia, Stevenson, Bryant & Stratton College (Ex.), and Park University. Morehead State also captured victories in three extra flights during the weekend to up the team's flight victory total to 23.

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A new conference, three new foes, and seven home matches punctuate Morehead State beach volleyball's slate as the program and head coach Kyrsten Becker announce the team's 2020 spring schedule.

The Eagles enter the spring transition to the Ohio Valley Conference-who added beach volleyball as a sponsored sport in July-after spending a season as an affiliate member of the Atlantic Sun Conference.

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As Morehead State beach volleyball prepares for its fourth season of competition, a new and familiar conference affiliation is on the horizon.

"This is a big day for Morehead State and the Ohio Valley Conference," said interim director of athletics and head coach Jaime Gordon. "Establishing beach volleyball as an OVC Championship sport will have a positive impact on our student-athletes."

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Competing for the final time during the 2019 season, Morehead State beach volleyball collected a pair of wins against an in-state foe. The Eagles (16-7) defeated Louisville in both ends of a dual match, sweeping match one before outlasting the Cardinals in match two, winning 3-2.

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Following the conclusion of the regular season, Morehead State beach volleyball's Chandler Clark has been bestowed Atlantic Sun Conference postseason honors for her role as a student-athlete.

The Seymour, Ind. native has been named one of 10 ASUN student-athletes which comprise the league's All-Academic Team. Clark-a junior in competition-becomes the first Morehead State beach volleyball student-athlete to be named to the ASUN's All-Academic team.

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Facing Atlantic Sun competition for the first time in program history, Morehead State beach volleyball worked a split versus familiar completion on Saturday. The Eagles (9-4, 1-1 ASUN) dropped the first match of their dual match with Austin Peay (6-10, 2-2) before storming back to claim victory in the second match.

Both matches featured the same final score of 3-2 and Morehead State's victory in the second match marked the program's first ASUN victory as well as the first victory over the Governors in the sand.

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Following the season's opening weekend, Morehead State beach volleyball has established a new program-best mark for wins in a season. The Eagles picked up four wins-in four games-at this weekend's Principia College Beach Bash.

Morehead State swept the weekend in commanding fashion, capturing 18 of 20 possible flights pairings during the two-day event. Adding in the extra flights played in each of the four matches, the Eagles captured 21 of 24 flights on the weekend.