Women's Volleyball
Georgetown Volleyball Falls to USF, 3-0 in Season-Finale
Dani White had 12 kills and three blocks for the Hoyas on Sunday.


Dani White had 12 kills and three blocks for the Hoyas on Sunday.

Nov. 11, 2012

Box Score

TAMPA, Fla. - The Georgetown University volleyball team (7-21, 1-14 BIG EAST) fell in three sets , 25-15, 25-23, 25-22 in its season-finale to the USF Bulls (16-13, 7-8 BIG EAST) on Sunday afternoon at The Corral on campus of University of South Florida.

Sophomore Dani White (Mission Viejo, Calif./Mission Viejo) led the Hoyas with 12 kills and three blocks, while senior middle blocker Lindsay Wise (Raleigh, N.C./Raleigh Charter) hit a team-high .400 with seven kills in the loss.

The Hoyas started slow, as USF extended its lead to nine points midway through the first set, taking advantage of a Hoyas team that hit .185 in the early going. The Bulls got three kills from J'beria Davis down the stretch to win the first set, 25-15 to take a 1-0 advantage.

Georgetown fought the Bulls through the second set forcing five ties and two lead changes. Liz Riggins tied the score at eight points apiece with a kill, before USF gained momentum, opening a six-point, 21-15 lead. The Blue & Gray rallied back, closing to within a point after a service ace from Alex Johnson, followed by a block from White and Brooke Bachesta. USF closed out the set scoring two of the last three points to win 25-23.

The Hoyas continued to battle in the third set,falling behind by four points early in the third set, before a 4-0 run, spurred by a pair of kills each from White and Lauren Saar, tying the game at 12. USF took the lead at 13-12 and never trailed again, despite the Hoyas rallying late to close within two points on back-to-back kills from Saar and White, as the Bulls won the third and final set, 25-22.

 

 

The loss caps the 2012 season for the Hoyas.
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