The George Washington University: Women's Volleyball

Volleyball Comeback Falls Short at South Carolina, 3-2

Abigail Hatter had eight kills and three blocks at South Carolina Saturday.
 
Abigail Hatter had eight kills and three blocks at South Carolina Saturday.
 

Sept. 20, 2003

Box Score

COLUMBIA, SC - Despite 17 kills and 10 digs from senior Sarah Hokom, the GW volleyball team lost its second straight match Saturday morning to South Carolina, 3-2 (30-20, 30-22, 27-30, 27-30, 15-9), at the Gamecock Invitational on the campus of the University of South Carolina. After losing the first two game, GW extended the match to a fifth game but fell short in game five despite Hokom's second straight double-double.

For the second straight match, GW was out-hit .071 (49-36-183) to the Gamecocks' .183 (69-34-191). South Carolina's Lynae Vanden Hull pounded 21 kills and hit .405 with 13 digs. Teammate Lauren Ford added 14 kills and Nicole Miller added a match-high 20 digs.

GW sophomore Abigail Hatter hit an efficient .333 with eight kills in 21 attacks while commiting just one error with a block solo and two block assists in the two-hour, 10-minute match.

The Gamecocks (6-6) clinched second place in the tournament after losing to No. 17 Santa Clara, 3-2, on Thursday evening.

GW (10-2) plays Duke (4-7) at 3:00 pm Saturday in its final match of the Gamecock Invitational. The Blue Devils also have lost matches to Santa Clara and South Carolina in the tournament.

 

 

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