Sept. 27, 2012
ATHENS, Ga. – After improving to 8-5 on the season and 2-2 in the Southeastern Conference last weekend, the University of Georgia volleyball hits the road this weekend for a match against SEC-newcomer Missouri on Sunday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. ET. The match marks just the third all-time meeting between the two schools. The Bulldogs and Tigers are 1-1 in the all-time series, with Georgia winning the last match 3-0 in 1986.
Sunday, Sept. 30
Georgia at Missouri – 2:30 p.m. ET
• Gametracker will be available
• Live video will be available through the Mizzou Network at www.mutigers.com
• A Look Back: Georgia went 1-1 last weekend, including a thrilling 3-2 win over Alabama on Friday night in the SEC home opener. Brittany Northcutt led the team with a team-best 15 kills, while adding 17 digs. Briana Bahr and Lauren Teknipp each finished with double-digit kills, finishing with 14 each. Teknipp hit at nearly a .400 clip, going 14-for-25 with three errors. Georgia fell 3-0 in Sunday’s match against Arkansas.
• On the Road Again: Georgia has played just five matches on its home court inside the Ramsey Center. After starting the season with three-straight home matches, Georgia played its next eight matches on the road. After last weekend’s pair of home matches, the Bulldogs hit the road again for the next three matches. Georgia is 4-4 when playing away from the Ramsey Center this season.
• Bahr: Briana Bahr leads the team in SEC play, hitting at a .381 clip and totaling 49 kills. The senior hit .632 with 12 kills against South Carolina in the SEC opener and followed that performance with 16 kills and a .448 attack percentage against Mississippi State. She was second on the team in kills against Alabama with 14 and added seven kills against Arkansas. She also has 11 blocks, including for against both Mississippi State and Alabama.
• Ace: Georgia has been particularly effective from the service line, totaling 60 service aces through 13 matches. As a team, Georgia tallied nine aces against Alabama, including a season-best four by Kaylee Kehoe, who leads the team with 12 on the season for an average of 0.26 per set. Maggie Baumert is the only other Bulldog with double-digit aces with 10 for an average of 0.22 aces per set.