Nov. 29, 2013
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Georgia Tech volleyball team fell in straight sets (10-25, 13-25, 21-25) at No. 16 Florida State in the Yellow Jackets’ season finale Friday. Georgia Tech finished the season with a 12-20 overall record and 6-14 in ACC play, while the Seminoles improved to 24-7 on the season and 17-3 in league action.
Although the Seminoles held a slight edge in kills, 38-34, they were more accurate on offense with just five hitting errors to Georgia Tech’s 17. Serving errors plagued Tech as the Jackets notched 12 errant serves.
Tied 6-6 in the opening stanza, Florida State created momentum with a 12-2 run to take an 18-8 lead and won the set on four-straight points, 25-10. The Jackets hit .238 with eight kills for the set and seniors Quinn Evans and Percy tallied three kills each, but Tech gave up a combined seven points on service and serve-receive errors.
The Seminoles stayed in rhythm throughout set two, winning 25-13. Percy led the Jackets with three kills and Courtney Felinski added two of her own as the Jackets tallied nine kills. Florida State used eight Seminoles on offense for 14 kills and a .500 hitting clip.
Georgia Tech came out of the break and established its momentum in game three with six-straight points to go up 9-5 and the Jackets improved from the first two sets with 17 kills. The Seminoles took their first lead of the set, 13-12, and stayed in control for the remainder of the game, capturing the set 25-21.