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Georgia Tech Volleyball Wins 18th Straight; Defeats Duke in Three

Nov. 5, 2004

Lynnette Moster had 21 kills and 16 digs, her 15th double-double of the year, as the Georgia Tech volleyball team defeated Duke, 3-0 (30-28, 30-26, 30-23) in front of 1,211 fans. With the win, the Yellow Jackets have now won 18 straight matches, the third longest win streak in the nation, and improve their record to 20-5, 13-0 ACC while the Blue Devils fall to 16-9, 7-6 ACC. The victory also clinches the 2004 ACC Regular Season Title for the Jackets for the second consecutive year.

The offense played an integral part in Tech’s success as the Jackets hit .313 as a team. In addition to Moster, Lauren Sauer had 15 kills on the night while Jayme Gergen followed with 13 kills and hit .565 without recording a hitting error. Laura Kuhn notched eight kills and hit .353 while Ulrike Stegemann recorded seven kills and hit .294. Lindsey Laband recorded a stellar 58 assists in the three game victory.

On the defensive side, Marisa Aston recorded 20 digs while Abby Showers had 10, Jennifer Randall posted nine and Stegemann and Laband each followed with seven.

At the net, Stegemann posted two total blocks while Gergen and Laband each tallied a solo block on the night.

Duke was led by Tealle Hunkus who had 18 kills, hit .349, and recorded 11 digs in the match.

The Yellow Jackets will return to action Sunday when they host Wake Forest at 2 p.m. in their final ACC home contest of the season. Tech will honor five seniors prior to the match, while will be played in O’Keefe Gymnasium.

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