Nov. 26, 2013
ATHENS, Ga. - The Georgia volleyball team concludes its regular-season this week when it hosts Auburn in the final Southeastern Conference game of the year on Wednesday, Nov. 27, before concluding the regular-season with a match against Kennesaw State on Friday, Nov. 29 on Senior Day. Both matches are slated to begin at 5 p.m., in the Ramsey Center. Auburn enters the matchup with a 19-10 overall record that includes a 10-7 mark in the SEC. Kennesaw State is 13-16 on the year.
Wednesday, Nov. 27
Georgia vs. Auburn - 5 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 29
Georgia vs. Kennesaw State - 5 p.m.
GEORGIA vs. AUBURN: Georgia leads the all-time series with Auburn 33-13. This is the first time that the teams have met this year. Georgia and Auburn split a pair of matches last season, with Georgia beating the Tigers in 3-0 in Athens before falling 3-1 to the Tigers in Auburn.
GEORGIA vs. KENNESAW STATE: Friday's meeting with Kennesaw State will be just the third time that the two teams have seen one another on the court. Georgia has won both meetings in straight sets, including the last one in 2011.
BUCKENDAHL'S CAREER DAY: Chloe Buckendahl had a career day against Texas A&M, picking up her first double-double of the season to lead the Bulldogs. She posted a career-best 17 kills and added 20 digs on the day, one shy of her career-best.
THREE DOUBLE-DOUBLES: For the second time this season, three Bulldogs recorded a double-double in a single match. Buckendahl, Brittany Northcutt and Maggie Baumert each accomplished the feat against Texas A&M on Sunday. Buckendahl led the team with 17 kills and 20 digs for her first double-double of the year. Northcutt notched 17 kills and 15 digs for her team-leading 10th double-double of the season, while Baumert earned her sixth double-double with 19 assists and 11 digs.
NORTHCUTT CLOSES IN ON DOUBLE 300: Northcutt is three kills and 17 digs away from becoming a member of the double-300 club, a club that has only been reached 28 other times in program history. Northcutt has 298 kill this season and 283 digs.
IT'S SUMMERS-TIME!: Senior Allison Summers is currently second all-time in career digs with 1,659. Summers is 89 digs away from breaking the all-time record of 1,748 for career digs, set by Shelly Gross who played for the Bulldogs from 1983-86. Summers is also ranked fifth in the SEC, averaging 4.42 digs per set. She has finished with double-digit digs in all but four matches this season.