SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Georgia College volleyball team (3-8, 1-3 PBC) traveled to take on the defending Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Champions in Armstrong Atlantic State University (9-0, 2-0 PBC) Saturday, falling in three sets 25-19, 25-10 and 25-15.
The Bobcats got started well with a tight first set, their best hitting effort of .138.
Rachel Reynolds (Marietta, Ga.) had nine kills to lead the Bobcats, seconded by six from Miller Howard (Suwanee, Ga.). Reynolds added a pair of solo blocks, finishing with 12 total points. Micayla Patterson (Tyrone, Ga.) had 14 assists and seven digs. Caroline Ham (Marietta, Ga.) led the defense with eight digs.
The Bobcats finished with a .021 attack percentage, while the Pirates hit .260.
Jessica Santaniello had 11 kills, adding a share of the team lead with 16 digs for a double-double. Morgan Hill also posted 16 digs. Megan Pando led the team with 23 assists, also adding three service aces.
The Bobcats are back in action Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. hosting USC Aiken.
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