Oct. 29, 2004
ATLANTA – Junior outside hitter Kristen Rust (Cincinnati, Ohio/McAuley HS) recorded her eighth double-double performance of the season with 25 kills and 13 digs, but it wasn’t enough as the ACC-leading Georgia Tech volleyball team defeated the Seminoles, 3-1, at O’Keefe Gymnasium Friday night. Game scores were: 23-30, 28-30, 31-29, and 25-30.
Rust also hit an impressive .404 percent and added three service aces for a match-high-tying 26.0 points.
With the loss, Florida State dropped to 13-9 overall and 5-6 in league play as the Yellow Jackets kept their perfect ACC record intact and improved to 11-0 in the conference and 17-5 overall.
Spunky freshman libero Summer Weissing (Boca Raton, Fla./Olympic Heights HS) totaled a match-high 20 digs and senior middle blocker Aisha Carr (Dallas, Texas/Skyline HS) added 15 kills on 32 attempts for a .312 clip. Carr finished the match with 15.0 points. Senior middle blocker Amanda Santos (Minas Gerais, Brazil/College of S. Idaho) contributed an all around performance consisting of eight kills and five total blocks for 11.5 points. Junior left side Andreza Santos (Minas Gerais, Brazil/College of S. Idaho) added five kills had Nikki Anthony (Pickens, S.C./Pickens HS) had six, respectively, while sophomore setter Jessica Skower (Naples, Fla./Naples HS) pitched in 50 assists. Senior Renee Hill (Spring, Texas/University of Iowa) tallied eight digs and Anthony recorded eight more, respectively.
For Tech, Lynnette Moster had 21 kills and 10 digs.
Florida State, a team that leads the ACC in opponent hitting percentage, out-hit Georgia Tech .248 – .250 percent, but the Jackets totaled more kills (67-62) and more points (83.0-71.0).
The Tribe will be back in action tomorrow evening with a match at Clemson. First serve is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.