Dec. 16, 2004
Recap on the 2004 Georgia Tech Volleyball Season
Among the highlights…….
Finished the year with a 27-7 (.794) record, the third straight year that the team has finished the season with at least 25 wins.
Advanced to the Sweet Sixteen in the NCAA Tournament before falling to No. 4 Minnesota in five games, marking the second straight year that the team has advanced to the NCAA Regional and the third year that a team from the ACC appeared in the Sweet Sixteen.
Is currently ranked 20th in the AVCA Coaches Poll, marking the third straight year that Georgia Tech will end the season ranked in the Top 25.
After starting the year off 2-5, the team reeled of 21 straight wins, marking the fourth longest winning streak in ACC history.
Finished the ACC season with a perfect 16-0 record, the first time in school history and the first time it had happened in the ACC since 1997.
Of the seven losses this season, six of them were to teams that were either ranked at the time or ranked at some point during the year.
Lynnette Moster earned third-team AVCA all-American honors, the first player in Georgia Tech and ACC history to become a three-time AVCA all-American. Moster received second team AVCA all-American honors following the 2002 season and third-team honors following the 2003 season.
Lindsey Laband leads the nation in assists (15.40) and runs an offense which will finish the year ranked first in the nation in assists per game (17.34) and kills per game (18.64) and is ranked ninth in hitting percentage (.331). In addition, Jayme Gergen is ranked 13th (.393) in hitting percentage.
Six Yellow Jackets earned all-ACC honors including Lynnette Moster and Jayme Gergen, who each earned 1st team all-ACC honors while Lindsey Laband, Lauren Sauer and Marisa Aston received 2nd team all-ACC honors and Ulrike Stegemann was named to the all-freshman squad.
Bond Shymansky earned ACC Coach of the Year honors, the first time since the 1995 season that a coach at Georgia Tech has won the award.
Shymansky also was named AVCA East Region Coach of the Year, which is the first time since 1991 that a coach at Tech has won the award. In just three seasons, Shymansky holds a 94-17 career record.