GW Volleyball Falls To Georgetown, 3-0
Hoyas Gain Upper Hand in Long Rivalry
Oct. 8, 2002
WASHINGTON, DC - Former GW volleyball standout Liu Li playe d some pretty good volleyball back in her days as a GW student in '93 and '94. Tuesday night at GW's Smith Center, she turned her experience against her former team by guiding her Georgetown squad to a 30-25, 30-18, 31-29, victory over her alma mater in a crosstown rivalry that dates back to the early '70s, well before any of the current players were born.
GW junior Sarah Hokom (Caldwell, ID/Caldwell) led all players with 19 kills and added nine kills breaking a string of seven consecutive matches in which she had posted double-figure kills and digs.
Junior Ruth Lazzari (Seal Beach, CA/Connelly) was the only other Colonial in double-figure kills with 10 but added a team-high 14 digs in the one-hour, 25-minute match.
Georgetown's Lauren Warner led the Hoyas with 16 kills but it was teammate Sara Albert who recorded an errorless hitting match with 10 kills, 0 errors in 12 attempts for a remarkable .833 hitting percentage.
Georgetown (12-7) hit .313 (53-12-131) as a team compared to .176 (44-19-142) for GW.
The Hoyas won games one and two easily but GW made things interesting in game three closing to within 28-26 on a service ace by Shannon Parks (Marietta, GA/George Walton). Kills by Lindsey Vernand (Huntington Beach,CA/Huntington Beach) and Hokom kept GW close but the visitors ended the match on a kill by Natasha Nguyen.
It marked the 55th meeting between the schools on the volleyball court with GW clinging to a 28-27 lead in the all-time series.
GW (10-8, 2-2 Atlantic 10) next travels to St. Francis (PA) for a Oct. 11 match followed by an A-10 road match at Duquesne on Oct. 12.
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