|November 05, 2015||1st||2nd||3rd||Final|
LEBANON, Tenn. – Amanda Worrell contributed with nine kills leading all Bulldog attackers, but numerous attacking errors and a strong Tiger offense led 13th-ranked Georgetown College over Cumberland 3-0 Thursday night here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
Maci Lerno and Ashley Sherrick each added four kills while Sara Glassman handed out 18 assists and Kara Snell recorded 13 digs in the match.
The Bulldogs held an early lead in the opening frame following a Maddie Lubbehusen ace. Georgetown went on a 14-1 run after the ace to take a control. Cumberland battled back to within seven but multiple attacking errors hindered the CU offense. Two aces from GC’s Sarah Bell and a kill from Corri Muha ended the set in favor of the Tigers, 25-13.
Worrell led the CU attack collecting four kills in five attempts. Michelle Evans added two kills for the Bulldogs while Glassman assisted on five of those attacks.
Georgetown’s dominant offensive attack continued in the second set as the Tigers went on another impressive run keeping Cumberland off the board. A Caroline Ricks kill started the set ending run as CU only notched five points the remainder of the set. Moriah Smith recorded two kills off the bench for the Bulldogs, which only had five kills as a whole.
Lerno registered an ace to open what ended up being the deciding set, giving Cumberland new life. The two teams exchanged points through the 14-14 mark after which Georgetown notched three consecutive points forcing a CU timeout. A late surge from the Bulldogs wasn’t enough as CU dropped the final set 25-21.
The Bulldogs wrap up the regular season against Shawnee State tomorrow at 6 p.m. Cumberland will recognize its lone senior, Karli Collins after the match is complete.