10-0! Volleyball Wins Record-Setting 10th Straight, Defeats Georgetown, 3-1
Colonials Snap 5-Year Drought Against Hoyas
Sept. 16, 2003
WASHINGTON, DC - The GW volleyball team won it's 10th straight match Tuesday and set a school record for fastest start in the process. The victory also snapped a five-year losing skid to crosstown rival Georgetown as the Colonials prevailed, 30-15, 30-28, 23-30, 30-25 in a two-hour match at GU's McDonough Gym. Ironically, the Hoyas are coached by former GW All-Conference great, Li Liu ('96).
GW senior Sarah Hokom paced the Colonials' attack with 10 kills while three other Colonials added eight kills each. The 10-0 start is the best in the 28-year history of the GW volleyball program.
After the Colonials breezed in game one, the Hoyas took a 16-12 lead in game two before GW scored seven unanswered points for a 21-20 lead. The teams traded points and were tied at 28-28 before a Hokom kill and a service ace by junior Katie Downey ended the game with a 30-28 squeaker. Following a 10-minute break Georgetown came out aggressive and took a commanding 11-4 lead in game three. GW got to within four at 21-17 before GU put the game away. It marked only the sixth game the Colonials have lost in 10 matches (30-6 games record).
Both teams traded leads in the decisive fourth game until Hokom served three consecutive aces to tie the game at 15-15 and give GW the momentum. The teams battled to a 22-22 tied before GW's advantage in experience began to show. A dink by Colonials' freshman Kelly Kabbes sparked a 4-0 run to put GW up 28-23. The match ended on a block assist by Downey and freshman setter Kaimana Lee.
All 14 Colonials played in the match with 10 different Colonials registering kills.
Georgetown (3-8) was led by Sara Albert's 14 kills and Julie Grauert's 20 digs.
GW (10-0) puts its record-setting win streak on the line Friday in Columbia, SC, where they face No. 17 Santa Clara in the Gamecock Invitational. GW also will play South Carolina and Duke Saturday.
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