Bulldogs drop 3-0 decision at Georgetown
Tuesday, September 11, 2012

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland struggled in every statistical category Tuesday night, getting blanked by Georgetown College 3-0 during match play in Georgetown, Ky.

The Tigers (7-2) put on an offensive show, outhitting the Bulldogs .553 to .012 and handing out 30 more assists on the night, winning all three sets by scores of 25-10.

Individually, no Bulldog was able to earn double figures in kills, assists or digs. Jessi Stas and Jacklyn Munoz each had four kills; Lacey Gregory had a team-high six assists, while Munoz also contributed seven digs.

In the first set, CU (4-4) stayed close trailing 12-8, but the Tigers rallied off seven straight kills, including five from Shelby Reid, to make it 19-8 and rolled to the win.

The Bulldogs had better luck at the start of the second match, limiting runs by Georgetown, but eventually succumbed to a six point barrage by the Tigers to seal the victory.

CU showed some life in the third set and ran out to a 5-2 lead, thanks in part to three Georgetown errors. But the Tigers responded with a nine point run, closely followed by 11 straight scores and wrapped up the game with the final five points.

For the Tigers, Reid had a game-high 14 kills, followed by Caraline Maher’s 11. Lindsey Martindale handed out 23 assists and Rebekah Moore supplied 14 digs.

The Bulldogs continue their road play Thursday at Bethel University with a 7 p.m. CT match.