Nov. 21, 2013
|Georgia Tech Volleyball vs. Boston College, Syracuse
|Atlanta, Ga. | O’Keefe Gym
|vs. BC | Friday, Nov. 22 | 7 p.m.
|vs. Syracuse | Sunday, Nov. 24 | 1 p.m.
|WREK 91.1 FM
|Friday | Sunday
|Friday | Sunday
THE FLATS – The Georgia Tech volleyball wraps up its home schedule with a pair of matches this weekend. The Jackets host Boston College at 7 p.m. on Friday for Senior Night, before welcoming Syracuse to O’Keefe Gym for a 1 p.m. match on Sunday.
GameTracker is available for both matches and All-Access subscribers can watch both matches via www.RamblinWreck.com.
Parking Info For Sunday
Fans planning to attend Sunday’s volleyball match at 1 p.m. featuring Georgia Tech and Syracuse at O’Keefe Gym should be aware that parking will be limited to certain parking lots due to the men’s basketball game at 2 p.m. Sunday at McCamish Pavilion.
The McCamish and O’Keefe lots, 8th Street and all Fowler Street parking between 8th and 10th Streets are unavailable for volleyball parking, as they have been pre-purchased for the Georgia Tech men’s basketball game.
Volleyball fans may park along Techwood Drive and 6th Street, or free of charge until 1 p.m. in Lower Peters parking deck. After 1 p.m., the Lower Peters lot becomes permit parking only for those who have pre-purchased for basketball games.
The Yellow Jackets will honor their four seniors on Friday before the match. It’s also Tonya’s Toga Party and the top-five best togas will receive a prize. Sunday is youth day and all youth under the age of 18 will receive free admission.
Georgia Tech (10-18, 4-12 ACC)
The Jackets went 1-1 last week with a four-set victory Thursday against Clemson and a 3-1 loss Saturday at No. 13 Duke.
Senior Jennifer Percy leads the team with 324 kills and 3.18 kills per set, while Chanell Clark-Bibbs owns 200 kills on the outside with 1.98 kills per set. Senior Quinn Evans owns a .292 hitting percentage and leads the team with 18 solo blocks and 106 total blocks for a 1.08 per set average.
Boston College (9-19, 1-15)
The Eagles got their first win in conference play and snapped a 16-game losing streak last weekend with a 3-0 sweep of Maryland, before falling in five sets to Pittsburgh. Katty Workman is Boston College’s main offensive weapon with 394 kills and 3.68 kills per set, which ranks fifth in the ACC.
Earlier this season, the Jackets snapped a six-game losing skid against the Eagles. In Georgia Tech’s 13th-straight win against the Eagles, three Yellow Jackets hit above .300 with double-digit kills. Senior Jennifer Percy led the team with 15 kills and a .303 hitting clip, while sophomore Chanell Clark-Bibbs tallied 10 kills and a career-high .381 hitting percentage. Quinn Evans tied her career-high with 13 kills and a .445 percentage.
Syracuse (14-14, 9-7)
Winners of four of the last five matches, Syracuse takes on Clemson on Friday before traveling to Atlanta on Sunday. The Orange split a pair of contests last weekend, losing 3-0 to Pitt before defeating Maryland in four sets.
Two players for the Orange have more than 300 kills in Silvi Uattara (324 kills; 3.18 per set) and Nicolette Serratore (310; 3.04). Earlier this season, Georgia Tech lost to Syracuse in straight sets. Sophomore setter Callie Bivings recorded her first career double-double with 26 assists and a career-best 11 digs. Percy led the team with 13 kills and junior Courtney Felinski added 12. Freshman London Ackermann led the back row with 12 digs