Volleyball Drops to Georgia Tech in Five
Oct. 27, 2013
Chestnut Hill, Mass- Sophomore Katty Workman led all players with 17 kills along with eight digs and senior Melissa McTighe distributed 12 kills, a dig, and three blocks but Georgia Tech edged the Eagles, 3-2 in a hard fought five-set battle on Sunday afternoon in Power Gym.
Boston College (8-14, 0-10 ACC) dropped to Georgia Tech (8-14, 2-8 ACC) in the first set 25-16 but bounced back to steal sets two and three, 25-9 and 25-19. Georgia Tech came alive to take set four, 25-23 and won the deciding set, 15-12.
Sophomore Sarah Mendes tallied 11 kills, two digs, and an ace while Amanda Yerke notched eight kills, nine digs, and two block assists for the Eagles. At the setter spot, junior Kellie Barnum came through with a match-high 44 assists in addition to eight digs and a kill. Newcomer Anna Skold also contributed a strong game for BC with six kills, four digs and two block assists.
Standouts for Georgia Tech included Jennifer Percy who registered 15 kills and two digs and teammate Quinn Evans who posted 13 kills and a dig for the Yellow Jackets.
The Ramblin' Wreck are now 2-17 all-time against Boston College.
Coach Campbell and the Eagles head south next weekend as they take on Atlantic Coast Conference opponents Wake Forest on Friday, Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. and Duke on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m.