WASHINGTON, D.C. – The University of Connecticut volleyball team dropped a five-set match at Georgetown on Sunday afternoon, 3-2. The Huskies fell to 11-12 overall and 1-7 in the BIG EAST, while the Hoyas improved to 11-10 and 3-5.
Georgetown edged out UConn, 25-23, in the opening set before the Huskies took each of the next two with identical scores of 25-17. The Hoyas went on to win the fourth set, 25-20, and the deciding fifth set, 15-11.
Senior Jordan Kirk (Plano, Texas) led all players with 15 kills, while junior Mattison Quayle (Los Angeles, Calif.) and freshman Devon Maugle (Plymouth Meeting, Pa.) totaled 14 kills apiece.
Freshmen Alex Johnson and Dani White powered the Georgetown attack with 14 and 13 kills, respectively. As a team, the Hoyas hit .126 and the Huskies hit .166.
Senior Ashley Malone and Tory Rezin each posted 16 digs for Georgetown, while Malone added 41 assists. Junior libero Kelsey Maving (Tonawanda, N.Y.) recorded a season-low 10 digs and freshman setter Katie Robinson (Los Altos, Calif.) came off the bench to set a career-high with 28 assists for UConn.
The Huskies return home next weekend when they face Notre Dame at 2:00 pm in Gampel Pavilion on Saturday October 29.