Atlanta – In the final leg of the Georgia Tech Invitational, Sun Devil Volleyball failed to host the fifth Georgia Tech team in four sets (25-17, 25-22, 13-25, 25-10) on Saturday. .
- Arizona State (4-2) took on Georgia Tech (4-0) in a rowdy gym to take the Yellow Jackets to four sets. The two teams were close in most categories, but ASU struggled with their serve receptions, and Georgia Tech scored his ace on his nine serves in this match.
- ASU’s win in the third set broke Georgia Tech’s 11-set winning streak record.
- senior outside hitter Iman Isanovic He had 15 kills today, his fifth consecutive game in double digits. She passed Leanne Schuster (1991-94) on her career kills record for 16th place all-time.
- Junior pin hitters also get 15 kills Marta Levinska With a strong .314 hit rate. She also scored her season-high 15 digs in her first double-double of the season.
- It was the junior who was mainly in charge of setting work Ella SnyderRecorded a season-high 32 assists. She also added her 8 her digs.
- Sophomore libero Jaden Ravsnborg did 10 digs today. She hasn’t dropped 10 her digs this season.
- middle blocker Claire Jeter Got 9 kills and 3 blocks in the .400 clip.
Set 1: Georgia Tech 25, ASU 17
A poised Sun Devils held their own to start the set. Strikes were landing in his ASU area, but he was absorbing and dealing with many of them to keep the set within reach. The Yellow Jackets scored his 6 of his 9 points next, and the Sun his Devils not only held back the damage, but also Isanovic’s serve his ace to take his lead for the second time, 8-0. Got 7 Devils. Down one point at 14-13, the Sun Devils showed his five-point long run this time. The Yellow Jackets’ defense crumbled, holding ASU down to just 4 and supporting his team’s next 11 at home to win the first set.
Set 2: Georgia Tech 25, ASU 22
Tied at 4, Yellow Jackets put a 3 on the board, but the Sun Devils responded with their own 3 to make it 7-7. Georgia Tech’s 3 runs were erased after ASU stacked up 4 for an 11-10 lead. The Sun Devils’ run subsided and Georgia Tech began to pull away. ASU never quietly backed down in the face of set point, scoring three on Levinska’s seventh set kill, Isanovic’s fourth kill and Georgia Tech’s error. However, the final Yellowjacket kill ended ASU’s run.
Set 3: ASU 25, Georgia Tech 13
Early on, this set proved to be something different for Sun Devils. ASU made his second 3-0 run and he doubled Georgia Tech’s points at 10-5. ASU’s good effort to keep the ball alive turned into an extended rally, and the payoff was the Sun Devils’ 14th point, 14-6. At this point, he had one of his two swings on ASU down as a kill. A block on Leviska and Jeter and another kill from Leviska helped the Sun Devils reach 20 before Georgia Tech hit double digits and take 9th place. Jeter played a key role in closing out a set that would record his 11-set winning streak for Georgia Tech with his two kills and one solo his block.
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Set 4: Georgia Tech 25, ASU 10
Still trailing in the game, the Sun Devils struggled early on with a six-point lead. Isanovic added his two kills to his 15 total points, but the Yellow Jackets added to a bigger lead by racking up his 9 of his next 10 points. Levinska finished with a performance of 15 kills and 15 digs, while Yellow scored two kills for his jacket to close out the tournament with 25.
Arizona State continues its non-conference road trek at the Baylor Invitational the weekend of September 9-10, where ASU will take on Evansville, Colorado and host team Baylor.