Open mobile menu

Volleyball goes undefeated in Brazil

May 18, 2016

SÃO PAULO, Brazil – On the team’s final day in Sᾶo Paulo, the Georgia Tech volleyball team defeated Sᾶo Caetano, 3-2, on Tuesday afternoon to win all eight matches in Brazil.  

The Jackets were slow out of the gate as Sᾶo Caetano opened to a 9-2 lead in set one and never looked back winning 25-16.

Georgia Tech picked it up and took a 7-4 lead in game two and expanded that to 15-9. Tech pulled away by as many as 10 points, 21-11, before winning the game, 25-13, on a kill by Sydney Wilson to even the match 1-1.

The third set started as a back and forth battle with ties at 5-5 and 8-8, before Sᾶo Caetano began to pull away 12-8 and 14-11. The Jackets went to work and pulled within one, 16-15, and eventually tied the game 18-18. Sᾶo Caetano stayed aggressive to get ahead 24-20 and got the point they needed to win 25-20

The Jackets stayed close to Sᾶo Caetano and were within two points at 14-12 in game four. Georgia Tech worked to tie the game 16-16, and took the lead 17-16 on a block by Gabriela Stavnetchei and Kodie Comby. The Jackets used that momentum to keep the lead and win 25-22.

In the fifth set, Tech took an 8-3 lead thanks to a block by Lauren Pitz and Teegan Van Gunst. The Jackets put the set away 15-5 on a kill by Pitz.   

RELATED HEADLINES

July 11, 2019 Podcast: From the Flats (Episode 27)

Preseason football chat with LB Curry, WR Camp; thoughts from VB senior Kodie Comby

Podcast: From the Flats (Episode 27)
July 11, 2019 Volleyball Season Tickets on Sale Now

Georgia Tech volleyball offers Stinger Seats with season tickets

Volleyball Season Tickets on Sale Now
Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets