They came and Succop hung on for five seconds at most, not long enough to attempt an aerial maneuver. He had a hard time holding his board.
“He carries his board backward,” Salata-Fitch said before Succop gave up surfing for volleyball.
Succop didn’t fare any better out of the water.
In a sport featuring the kill, Succop and his designated guest, Trey Crabill, got killed in a volleyball match.
Two players from the UC Irvine women’s volleyball team dominated Succop and Crabill. Outside hitter McCall Miller and setter Taryn Robertson decided to hit left-handed, taking it easy on the guys.
They continued to win.
Their strategy worked. Succop was more than OK with it because Thursday was the final day of Irrelevant Week and Miller and Robertson executed their plan beautifully.
“It was a distraction,” Miller said of her and Robertson deciding midway through the match to take off their normal workout clothes and wear their bikinis instead. “They don’t see much of that in South Carolina.”