Georgetown News
Volleyball - Thu, Dec. 4, 2008

Sioux City, Ia. - Georgetown College took the first game but were unable to capitalize as the No. 6 Tigers lost to No. 7 California Baptist 3-1 in the NAIA National Volleyball Tournament on Thursday. The loss was the first for the Tigers in pool play. They have earned a spot in Friday's single-elimination round with a 2-1 record so far in the tournament.

Sioux City, Ia. - Georgetown College took the first game but were unable to capitalize as the No. 6 Tigers lost to No. 7 California Baptist 3-1 in the NAIA National Volleyball Tournament on Thursday. The loss was the first for the Tigers in pool play. They have earned a spot in Friday's single-elimination round with a 2-1 record so far in the tournament.

Georgetown came out firing and took advantage of opportunities, winning the first game 25-23 but California Baptist made no hitting errors in the second game, with 15 kills and won 25-13 before winning the final two by the same score of 25-18.

The Tigers were led on the day by Erica Janszen who tallied 13 kills on the day while teammates Amy Barmore and Jesse Hoeh each had 12 digs defensively.

Overall, 12 teams will advance to Friday's round , the top two teams in each of the six pools. The field will be re-seeded tonight before tomorrow's pairings are announced. The top four seeds will receive a bye through the mornings matches and will next see action Friday afternoon in the tournament's quarterfinals. While Georgetown does not know who the opponent will be, the Tigers know they will play in the morning competition.

To view the Georgetown College vs. California Baptist boxscore, click here.

 
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