Oct. 2, 2012
ATHENS, Ga. – The University of Georgia volleyball team returns to action on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m., when it travels to Baton Rouge, La., to take on the LSU Tigers in an ESPNU televised match. Georgia enters the week with an overall record of 8-6, including a 2-3 mark in the Southeastern Conference. LSU is 6-9 on the season and 2-4 in league play. After Wednesday’s match, the team will return to Athens before heading to Knoxville, Tenn., to take on the Lady Vols on Sunday at 1 p.m. Tennessee, which is receiving votes in the latest AVCA Poll, enters the week with a 9-5 record and is 2-3 in the SEC.
Wednesday, Oct. 3
Georgia at LSU – 7 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 7
Georgia at Tennessee – 1 p.m.
• Gametracker will be available for both matches.
• Wednesday’s match against LSU will be televised on ESPNU and through WatchEPSN.com at http://es.pn/wvb-UGA-LSU
• Live video for Sunday’s match against Tennessee will be available for free at www.UTsports.com
• Against LSU: Georgia and LSU have met 49 times on the volleyball court in a series that dates back to 1982. LSU leads the all-time series 19-30 and has won each of the last seven meetings between the schools. Georgia’s last win came in 2008 when the Bulldogs won 3-0 at home.
• Against Tennessee: Georgia trails Tennessee 24-37 in the all-time series that dates back to 1979. The Lady Vols won three in a row against the Bulldogs, including a pair of wins last season. The Bulldogs upset the Lady Vols in 2010 when they took a 3-2 victory over the 20th-ranked Tennessee at the Ramsey Center.
• A Look Back: Georgia dropped a 3-0 decision to SEC newcomer Missouri last weekend in Columbia Missouri. Brittany Northcutt and Briana Bahr each finished with seven kills to lead the Bulldogs, with Elena Perri adding five kills. Kaylee Kehoe led the team with 15 assists, while Allison Summers added the team’s only service ace of the match. Summers also led the team with 11 digs. Northcutt and Perri each finished with two blocks to lead Georgia.
• 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 a pair of home matches against Alabama and Arkansas, the Bulldogs traveled to Columbia, Mo. The trip started a three-match road trip that ends at Tennessee on Oct. 7. Georgia will then play two matches at home.
• Primetime Dawgs: Georgia will play in its first televised match this season when it travels to LSU. Georgia will take to the court in front of a televised audience again on October 24 when SEC newcomer Missouri comes to Athens for a 7 p.m., match at the Ramsey Student Center. CSS will air Georgia’s final televised match on November 11, when the Bulldogs welcome Texas A&M to the Ramsey Student Center. That match is set to begin at 2 p.m.