Head Coach Lizzy Stemke
Oct. 30, 2011
OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Georgia volleyball team fell in three sets to Ole Miss on Sunday afternoon at the Gillom Sport Complex.
Ole Miss earned the three-set victory with scores of 25-19, 25-17 and 25-23, and the Rebels improve to 8-14 overall and 4-10 in Southeastern Conference action while Georgia falls to 9-15 overall and 5-9 in league play.
"We have a lot of work to do and we got to find some fight again," Georgia head coach Lizzy Stemke said.
The Rebels recorded a .326 team hitting percentage behind a match-best 10 kills on a .643 clip from Regina Thomas. Ole Miss also held a narrow edge in digs, 32-31, and blocks, 7.0-4.0.
Georgia's top offensive performances including nine kills from redshirt sophomore Kathleen Luft and eight kills from sophomore Brittany Northcutt. Sophomore libero Allison Summer contributed a match-best 11 digs.
The Bulldogs will now return home for their final home stand of the season which will feature three matches at the Ramsey Student Center. Georgia will hold Alumni Weekend when Arkansas visits on Nov. 4 and LSU on Nov. 6. The final home contest of 2011 against Mississippi State on Nov. 11 will be Senior Day with four Bulldogs being recognized – Ann Dylla, Kathleen Gates, Elizabeth Reid and Carla Tietz.
"We have a lot of things going on these next couple of weekend's that we hope will continue to fuel the fire for this group and motivate us for who we play for and the fantastic program that we are part of at Georgia," Stemke said.