Oct. 12, 2001
Volleyball Team Fights Back to Defeat Maryland in Five Games Friday Night
Down two games to one, the Georgia Tech volleyball team rallied to defeat Maryland on Saturday night in five games, 30-26, 25-30, 27-30, 30-24, 15-8. With the win, the Jackets improve to 9-4 overall, 5-2 in the ACC while the Terrapins fall to 7-8 overall and 3-4 in the league.
Maja Pachale tallied a double-double to lead the Jackets with 21 kills and 16 digs, while Kyleen Bell added 16 kills and five block assists, while recording a team-high .419 hitting percentage. Alexandra Preiss also added 13 kills and eight block in the match, while Marisa Aston tallied a career-high 14 digs. Kele Eveland handed out 62 assists while adding 10 digs in the match.
The Terrapins were led by Maria DiLivio who tallied 17 kills and a team-high .325 hitting percentage, while Carey Brennan added 16 kills and a team-high 16 digs.
The Jackets hit .253 on the night, including an impressive .476 in game five, while holding the Terrapins to a .200 team hitting percentage. Tech also recorded 79 digs to their opponents 73, while outblocking the Terrapins 13 to seven.
Tech will return to action on Saturday at 7 p.m. when it plays host to the University of Virginia (5-9, 1-6 ACC) in O’Keefe Gymnasium.