Georgia Southern defeats ETSU volleyball, 3-0

Sunday, November 09, 2003

STATESBORO, Ga. (November 9, 2003) - Georgia Southern went on to complete its perfect home season, by defeating East Tennessee State, 3-0 (30-20, 30-19, 30-16) Sunday. With the win, the Eagles (21-9, 15-1 SoCon) claim their 13th straight conference win, and close out their home season with a 10-0 record. For the Eagles, Senior Martina Veiglova led the way, with 19 kills, 11 digs, two service aces and three total blocks, while maintaining a .500 attack percentage. Fellow senior Erin Martin added seven kills, two digs, three service aces and two block assists. Senior libero Megan Lippi contributed with 17 digs and one assist, while senior Christina Lentz added three kills, two digs, three block assists, one service ace, and a .429 hitting percentage. The Bucs Jen Sartor (Toronto, Ontario) and Kate Steidle (Waynesboro, Va.) each contributed nine kills on the day, while setter Kristi Robinson (Knoxville, Tenn.) recorded 31 assists. Libero Natalie Pittenger (Gaston, Ind.) added eight digs. In the first game, the Eagles rallied behind Veiglova's eight kills. Setter Susan Winkelman notched two service aces while Jennifer Charles added two block assists and one block solo to give the Eagles a 1-0 lead, winning game one, 30- 20. In game two, GSU's five service aces proved to be too much for the the Bucs, as the Eagles went on to win game two, 30-19, taking a two game advantage into the break. The Eagles completed the sweep in game three, holding the Bucs to a -.040 attack percentage. On the day, the Eagles recorded 12 service aces to the Bucs two. GSU committed only eleven attacking errors, while the Bucs had 23. ETSU will wrap-up the regular season this weekend at with a pair of matches in Brooks Gym. The Buccaneers will host UNC Greensboro at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14 before taking on Elon on Nov. 15 beginning at 7 p.m.
Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
MCC NCAA South Regional Tallahassee, Fla.
Nov 14 13 of 22
WCC NCAA South Regional Tallahassee, Fla.
Nov 14 23 of 29
VB ETSU 3 Charleston, S.C.
Nov 14 The Citadel 1
WBB ETSU 81 Final
Nov 14 University of North Carolina at Asheville 68
MBB ETSU 76 F
Nov 14 Valparaiso 90
VB ETSU 3 Macon, Ga.
Nov 15 Mercer University 1
WBB High Point University 76 Final
Nov 17 ETSU 84
MBB Virginia-Wise 66 F
Nov 18 ETSU 111
WBB Appalachian State University 76 Final
Nov 19 ETSU 70
WBB ETSU Loretto, Pa.
Nov 21, 7:00 p.m. Saint Francis University
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. No. 5 Western Carolina (SoCon Quarterfinal)
MBB UNC Asheville Freedom Hall
Nov 22, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 23, 7:00 p.m. Southern Conference Tournament (Semifinals)
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 24, 7:00 p.m. Southern Conference Tournament (Championship)
MBB ETSU Rock Hill, S.C.
Nov 24, 7:00 p.m. Winthrop
WBB ETSU Terre Haute, Ind.
Nov 24, 8:00 p.m. Indiana State University
WBB ETSU Bloomington, Ind.
Nov 26, 2:00 p.m. Indiana University
WBB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Nov 29, 5:00 p.m. Virginia Tech University
MBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 1, 7:00 p.m. Morehead State