Georgetown Falls at No. 5 Florida, 3-0

The Hoyas move to 4-5 on the young season.

Sept. 13, 2013

Box Score

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Georgetown's women's volleyball team was handed the tough task of facing fifth-ranked Florida on its home court, but the Hoyas were outlasted by the Gators, who won in three sets (25-14, 25-14, 25-10).

GU got help from Lauren Saar (six kills), Dani White (three kills) and Alex Johnson (three kills) on the attack, while MacKenzie Simpson held down the middle with 10 digs.

The Hoyas kept things tight early, and thanks to some Florida errors, knotted the early contest up at 9-9. GU's run, however, was stemmed by a UF block party -- the Gators tallied 16 over the Hoyas in the first set alone. Florida managed a 16-5 run to close out the first game, 25-14. Alex Johnson led the GU attack in the first with a pair of kills and three digs for the Hoyas.

After opening the second frame with a 10-3 deficit, the Hoyas managed to get back into things following a Dani White ace and a pair of Lauren Saar kills got the ball rolling. But after Johnson and Saar captured back-to-back kills to bring Georgetown within eight, 18-10, but the Gators took the reins once again and captured another 25-14 set to extend its match lead to 2-0.

Georgetown once again kept things very close in the early going, thanks in part by Saar's attack, and got as close as three, 8-5, but the Gators were able to pull away following an 11-3 run in the middle of the frame. GU managed to score a few more times, including a great kill by Brooke Bachesta, set up by Caitlin Brauneis, but Florida took the set, 25-10, and the match after back-to-back GU erros ended things.

The Hoyas will continue on with battles against Western Michigan (10 a.m.) and Iona (5:30 p.m.) on Saturday.


 

 

More Headlines
Volleyball Opens BIG EAST Play on the Road After finishing the nonconference portion of its schedule with an even .500... Georgetown Volleyball Falls at Rice Georgetown University’s volleyball team dropped the final match of the ... Volleyball Drops Pair on Opening Day at Rice Invitational II Georgetown University’s volleyball team dropped a pair of matches to... Georgetown to Wrap up Nonconference Slate at Rice... Georgetown University’s volleyball team heads to the Lone Star State as...
Shop Now
Auctions

#HoyaSaxa

widget powered by zoomph

Schedules

September 22
8:00 PM
Creighton
Omaha, Neb.

Live Stats
Video
September 24
1:00 PM
Providence
Providence, R.I.

BEDN
GameTracker
September 29
6:00 PM
Butler
McDonough Arena
September 30
6:00 PM
Xavier
McDonough Arena
October 4
7:00 PM
Seton Hall
South Orange, N.J.
October 7
6:00 PM
Villanova
McDonough Arena
October 11
7:00 PM
St. Johns
Queens, N.Y.
October 14
2:00 PM
DePaul
McDonough Arena
October 15
2:00 PM
Marquette
McDonough Arena
October 21
7:00 PM
Villanova
Villanova, Pa.
October 27
7:00 PM
Xavier
Cincinnati, Ohio
October 29
2:00 PM
Butler
Indianapolis, Ind.
November 3
6:00 PM
St. Johns
McDonough Arena
November 4
6:00 PM
Seton Hall
McDonough Arena
November 10
6:00 PM
Marquette
Milwuakee, Wis.
November 12
2:00 PM
DePaul
Chicago, Ill.
November 17
6:00 PM
Providence
McDonough Arena

BEDN
November 18
6:00 PM
Creighton
McDonough Arena