Bobcat Volleyball Falls in Sweep at Flagler

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The Georgia College volleyball team (3-7, 1-2 PBC) took on a 2012 NCAA Tournament Qualifier in Flagler College (5-4, 2-1 PBC), battling to a straight-set loss on the road, 25-17, 25-10 and 25-19.

Rachel Reynolds (Marietta, Ga.) finished with eight kills to lead the squad, hitting just .080 however, as the Bobcats hit .023 as a team. Haley Ashworth (Cumming, Ga.) added five kills to the effort.

Leading the team in digs was Caroline Ham (Marietta, Ga.) with eight, while setter Micayla Patterson (Tyrone, Ga.) had 18 assists running the offense.

The Flagler squad hit .261 on the match, despite the Bobcats' best defensive effort in the third set of a .175 attack percentage. The Saints had a big advantage on the front line, getting a 9-1 advantage in blocks.

Emilee Taylor led the Saints with 10 kills; the Preseason All-Peach Belt Conference (PBC) pick was the lone player on either team with double-digit kills. Preseason All-PBC setter Amelia Morgan had 16 assists with seven digs.

The Bobcats are back in action tomorrow, Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. traveling to defending PBC Champion Armstrong Atlantic State University.

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