Wake Forest Falls at Georgia Tech in Three Games
Nov. 9, 2007
ATLANTA, Ga. - Kelsey Jones posted her 11th double-double of the season, and Lauren McIntyre posted eight blocks and seven kills to lead Wake Forest in a three-game setback at Georgia Tech on Friday evening. Despite the solid performances from Jones and McIntyre, the Yellow Jackets downed the Demon Deacons 30-23, 32-30, 30-18.
Wake Forest drops to 7-20 overall and 4-14 in the ACC. Georgia Tech moves to 19-9 overall and 13-5 in conference play.
Jones dished out 34 assists and tallied 11 digs to post her first double-double since Oct. 28 at Boston College.
McIntyre tied her season-high with eight total blocks, including a pair of block solos. She also turned in seven kills and two digs on the night.
Junior Natalie Mullikin and freshman Kristen White were both in double-figure kills with 14 and 10 respectively. White also added two aces and four block assists. Mullikin had two block assists on the night.
Georgia Tech pulled away early and cruised to a game one victory. The Yellow Jackets led by as many as 10, 17-7, before setting on a 30-23 win.
The Deacons fell behind again early in game two but rallied late to make it interesting. Trailing 21-15, Wake used a 13-7 run to tie the contest at 28-28. The run was capped with three consecutive points by the Deacs to tie the score.
Georgia Tech needed three game points to put away Wake Forest, 32-30.
The Yellow Jackets used the momentum to post a win in game three. Holding a 7-6 lead, Georgia Tech scored six straight points to push its lead to seven. The Deacs could not get closer than four (18-14) the rest of the way, as the Jackets posted a 30-18 win.
Wake Forest returns home for a pair of matches with in-state rivals North Carolina and NC State next week. The Deacons host the Tar Heels on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. and the Wolfpack on Friday at 7 p.m.