Georgetown Volleyball to Play Three in Tribe Invitational

Dani White and the Hoyas play in the Tribe Invitational this weekend.

Aug. 30, 2012

WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University volleyball team (2-0) will travel to Williamsburg, Va. this weekend for three matches against Campbell (2-2), Manhattan (1-2), and host William & Mary (1-3) in the Tribe Invitational.

In their first real road trip, the Hoyas face Campbell Friday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. On Saturday they will play Manhattan at 12:30 p.m. and William & Mary at 7 p.m.

GU looks to continue its strong start after a dominant 2-0 performance at last weekend's DC Challenge. They defeated both American and George Mason in 3-0 sweeps to open the season.

Sophomore outside hitter Alex Johnson was named MVP of the DC Challenge. She led the team with 25 kills in two matches, while hitting .278 and contributing 17 digs. Brooke Bachesta, Haley Lowrance, and Lindsay Wise also made the all-tournament team.

Campbell fell to UNC Wilmington in their last match. However, junior middle blocker Lindsey Coats was selected Monday as Big South Conference Defensive Player of the Week tallying 21 kills, 17 blocks, and hitting .340 in three matches.

Manhattan lost their first two matches but earned a 3-1 win in their most recent contest against LaSalle. Alexa Lampasona, Mariana Furquim, and Ellie Wiekamp led the team with 14 kills each.

William & Mary is coming off a loss at Liberty. Paulette Grand Pre led four players registering double-digit kills with 13.

Following this weekend, the Hoyas play seven additional road matches before the home opener September 18 against Liberty.

 

 

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Schedules

August 25
5:00 PM
Howard
Washington, D.C. (at American)
August 26
12:00 PM
Santa Clara
Washington, D.C. (at Howard)
August 26
5:00 PM
American
Washington, D.C. (at Howard)
September 1
12:30 PM
The Citadel
Arlington, Va. (The Pentagon)
September 2
10:30 AM
Columbia
Arlington, Va. (Ft. Myer)
September 2
3:30 PM
Army West Point
Arlington, Va. (Ft. Myer)
September 8
4:30 PM
Coppin State vs. Buffalo
McDonough Arena
September 8
7:00 PM
James Madison
McDonough Arena
September 9
11:00 AM
Buffalo vs. James Madison
McDonough Arena
September 9
1:00 PM
Coppin State
McDonough Arena
September 9
4:30 PM
Coppin State vs. James Madison
McDonough Arena
September 9
7:00 PM
Buffalo
McDonough Arena
September 15
11:00 AM
Arkansas State
Houston, Texas
September 15
4:30 PM
Stephen F. Austin
Houston, Texas
September 16
11:00 PM
Rice
Houston, Texas
September 22
8:00 PM
Creighton
Omaha, Neb.
September 24
1:00 PM
Providence
Providence, R.I.

BEDN
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.