Jags Volleyball Break Three Match Losing Streak by Defeating Georgia State 3-1

October 6, 2014 · By · Filed Under Sun Belt Conference, Volleyball 

USA_VolleyballThe Jaguar volleyball team rallied to snap their three match losing streak by defeating Georgia State 3-1 in Atlanta on Saturday.

The Jags lost the first set but rallied back and won the next three to defeat the Panthers 3-1 (22-25, 25-15, 25-19, 25-21).

Mechell Daniel and Jessica Lewis led the Jags offensively as Daniel recorded 16 kills and hit .385, a season best, and had only one attack error in her 39 attempts. Lewis was equally as good with 14 kills while hitting .324.

Nikki Gittens added eight kills while hitting .438 and led the team with four blocks, one solo and three assists. Symone Stephenson added seven kills and hit .308.

The team hitting percentage of .338 was the second highest this season, they hit .368 in their straight set win over the Panthers earlier this season in Mobile.

Emily Hundt led the Jags with four aces as they held a 10-7 advantage in service aces in the match. Jenna Hassell and Savannah Stewart both had two aces each.

Abby Baker led the team with 15 digs whiel Hassell added 11 digs of her own.

The Jags improve to 8-8 overall and 3-3 in Conference play. The Panthers fall to 3-12 overall and 1-5 in conference play.

THe Jags will round out their three-match road swing on Wednesday when they travel to Troy.


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