Nov. 18, 2005
Shardai Davis and Morgan Woodstock each had 13 kills for Boston College as the Georgia Tech volleyball team lost to the Eagles Friday night, 3-1 (30-24, 24-30, 26-30, 28-30). With the defeat, the Yellow Jackets drop to 15-13, 11-8 ACC while the Eagles improve to 8-20, 3-16 ACC.
In game one, the Jackets started off slow as the Eagles took an early 4-1 lead after several Yellow Jacket hitting errors. A kill from Kellogg closed the score at 3-5 and then Tech tied the score at 5-5 after a service ace from Laband. Three straight hitting errors by DeMichelis and an error from Miller followed by a kill from Niemczewska than gave the Eagles a 15-9 lead. The Jackets then tied the score at 16-16 with a service ace from Gray, two kills from Kellogg and several Boston College hitting errors. After a hitting error from Stegemann made the score 17-19, the Jackets then took a 20-19 lead with kills from Stegemann and Kellogg and an Eagle hitting error. Tech went on a 10-5 run to close out the game, scoring the final point on a service ace from Laband to win the game, 30-24.
In game two, Tech fell behind and was down by as many as 10 points at 6-16. After a kill from DeMichelis made the score 7-16, the Jackets then got as close as three points at 22-25 on a kill from Kellogg but two straight Eagles’ kill gave Boston College a 27-22 lead. After a block from Kellogg and Kaminskas gave the Jackets the serve at 24-29, Kellogg hit her serve into the net to give the Eagles the game, 30-24.
The Jackets came out on fire in game three, scoring the first six points of the game and led by as many as seven at 9-2. But the Eagles slowly chipped away at the deficit and eventually tied the game at 20-20 on a kill from Morgan Woodcock. After tying the game at 20-20, Stegemann and DeMichelis each recorded a hitting error to give Boston College its first lead, 22-20. Tech narrowed the margin to one at 23-24, but a kill from Tori Thompson and Niemczewski made the score 23-26. Tech made the score 25-28 but a kill from Shardi Davis made it 25-29 and the Jackets would go on to lose, 26-30.
Boston College carried its momentum into game four, leading throughout the game. Tech fought its way back into the game tying the score at 27-27, but could not close it out, losing 30-28.
The Yellow Jackets will return to action Sunday when they travel to take on Maryland at 1 p.m.