LEBANON, Tenn. – Brooke Bowers recorded 13 digs and Meghan Gass added 12 assists, but Cumberland committed more errors than kills and dropped a 3-0 decision to Georgetown College on Monday night in Georgetown, Ky.
The Bulldogs (9-19) dropped their seventh consecutive match in very similar fashion to many of the others this season, playing close sets before the opposition runs off a number of points to take control.
The first was went back-and-forth and was tied 9-9 before the Tigers (14-12) started an 11-1 run that included four kills by Caraline Maher, two from Allyson Wilbourn and two blocks from Kelsey Luckett and Caitlyn Kogge. CU committed 10 errors in the set, including the final two points in a 25-14 GC win.
The second set was eerily familiar, with the teams tied at nine again before an 8-2 spurt by the home team opened a 17-11 advantage. Luckett registered two kills while Wilbourn, Luckett and Kogge all posted a pair of blocks for Georgetown. Two more errors by the Bulldogs finished off a 25-17 set.
The Tigers jumped out to a 12-3 advantage in the final set, with Maher accounting for two kills and three blocks in the fast start. Liz Goodin’s kill ended the set, 25-13.
Karli Collins led the Bulldogs with seven kills. Maher and Luckett both tallied 10 kills for Georgetown and Goodin posted 21 assists. Lindsey Wise had 24 digs and Luckett added 11.
Cumberland hosts Talladega College at 4 p.m. on October 25 in the first of three straight matches at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.