Volleyball Falls Twice on Saturday

Sept. 9, 2017

FARGO - Sophomore Jaimeson Lee recorded a pair of double-doubles but the George Washington volleyball team closed its busy weekend in North Dakota with a pair of losses at the North Dakota State Invitational on Saturday at Benston Bunker Fieldhouse.

Match 2: Appalachian State 3, GW 2 - Box Score

Key Stats
  • Lee recorded her second double-double of the day and fifth of the season with 30 assists and 17 digs. She also added a pair of service aces.
  • Three players finished with double-digit kills, led by Jordan Young who put down 15 winners with a career-high 13 digs for her first career double-double.
  • Senior Kristel Moor (12 kills, two digs, one block assist) and junior Kelsey Clark (11 kills, 3 block assists) also finished in double figures.
  • Junior Alexis Lete and senior Emily Newell each posted four block assists. The number is a career-high for Newell.
  • Graduate student Stacey Benton finished with a season-high tying 22 assists and added seven digs.

    Set 1: GW 25, Appalachian State 19
  • GW committed just four attack errors while forcing nine miscues by the Mountaineers in a 25-19 first-set win.
  • The Colonials broke a 3-3 tie with an 8-3 run to take an 11-6 lead.
  • Appalachian State battled back to pull within one point, but a quick three points by the Colonials gave them a four-point lead and forced a timeout.
  • The Mountaineers again cut the deficit to one at 20-19 but GW ended the set on a 5-0 run to take a 1-0 lead in the match.

    Set 2: Appalachian State 25, GW 23
  • The Mountaineers outlasted the Colonials through seven ties and four lead changes to tie the match at 1-1.
  • Appalachian State broke an early 6-6 tie with a 9-3 run to take a 15-9 lead.
  • GW battled all the way back to knot the score at 20-20.
  • The teams traded points until a 23-23 tie but back-to-back points by the Mountaineers clinched the set.

    Set 3: Appalachian State 25, GW 20
  • GW erased an early deficit by using a 5-1 run midway through the frame to knot the score at 16-16.
  • The Mountaineers responded with a 7-1 run to move ahead 23-17 and went on to take a 2-1 lead in the match with the 25-20 win.

    Set 4: GW 25, Appalachian State 20
  • GW opened on a 4-0 run and maintained the lead until Appalachian State scored four straight points to pull even at 14-14.
  • GW scored the next three points and five of the next seven to open a 19-16 lead.
  • The Colonials turned away a late rally to win the set and force a decisive fifth frame.

    Set 5: Appalachian State 15, GW 10
  • The teams traded points early on but Appalachian State broke a 3-3 tie with a critical 5-0 run to open a lead they would not relinquish en route to the win.

    Match 1: North Dakota State 3, GW 0 - Box Score

    Key Stats
  • GW had trouble offsetting an efficient attack by North Dakota State. The Bison swung .345 (38k-8e-87a) for the match compared to .048 (29k-24e-104a) for the Colonials.
  • Lee recorded her fourth double-double of the season with 11 assists and 11 digs.
  • Four players recorded five kills with Moor and Aaliya Davidson, along with Lete and sophomore Skylar Iott, contributing to the balanced attack.
  • Moor tied her career high with a trio of service aces.

    Set 1: NDSU 25, GW 16
  • The lead changed hands four times throughout the early portion of the first set.
  • GW fell behind, 15-10, but three straight points cut the deficit to two points at 15-13.
  • NDSU created separation with an 8-1 run en route to the final score of 25-16.

    Set 2: NDSU 25, GW 20
  • NDSU opened on a 7-3 run but GW was able to cut the lead to one point at 8-7.
  • The Bison used a mid-set run to open a 17-9 lead before Moor recorded her three aces in succession as part of a 7-1 run to make the score 18-16.
  • The Colonials kept it close in the late portion of the set and trailed by two, 21-19, before NDSU closed on a 4-1 run to take a 2-0 lead in the match.

    Set 3: NDSU 25, GW 9
  • NDSU led wire-to-wire in the third set to complete the sweep.



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