Oct. 22, 2012
ATHENS, Ga. -The University of Georgia volleyball team returns to the friendly confines of the Ramsey Center on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m., when it hosts the Missouri Tigers at 7 p.m., in an ESPNU televised contest. Georgia is 12-8 on the season, including a 6-4 mark in Southeastern Conference play is riding a three-match win conference win streak. The Tigers enter the weekend with a 15-6 record and is 7-4 in the SEC.
Wednesday, Oct. 24 Georgia vs. Missouri – 7 p.m.
• Gametracker will be available at georgiadogs.com
• Live audio will be available for free through GTV
• The match will be televised on ESPNU
• Against Missouri: Wednesday’s meeting marks just the fourth time that the Bulldogs have Tigers have met on the volleyball court. Prior Mizzou’s 3-0 win over Georgia earlier this season, the teams had not met since the 1986 season when Georgia took the match 3-0.
• A Look Back: Georgia took a pair of SEC wins last weekend when it defeated the Auburn Tigers 3-0 and the Ole Miss Rebels 3-2. The Bulldogs have now won three of their last four contests, dating back to a 3-2 win in Baton Rouge, La., on Oct. 3. The Bulldogs suffered a setback on Tuesday with a 3-1 loss to in-state rival Georgia Tech, in a match that was played in front of 3,222 fans in Stegeman Coliseum.
• .400 or Better: Georgia hit .484 against Alabama on Sunday, marking the first time all-season that the team has had an attack percentage over .400 this season. The previous season-best was .305 against Troy in the second match of the season.
• In 3: Georgia’s 3-0 win over the Crimson Tide marked the second time in as many SEC games that Georgia has defeated its opponent in three sets. Prior to this season, the Bulldogs hadn’t beaten an SEC foe in three sets since Sept. 30, 2011 against South Carolina.
• Baumert with the Ace: Maggie Baumert recorded three service aces against Alabama. More impressive was that Georgia’s last two points of the match came by way of a Baumert ace. As a team, the Bulldogs tallied nine aces, including three by Baumert and three by Chloe Buckendahl.
• Teknipp: Lauren Teknipp added a spark to the Georgia lineup against Alabama. Against the Crimson Tide, Teknipp managed eight kills in 11 chances to hit .727 during the game.