Sophomore outside Teegan Van Gunst had 13 kills, hitting .294 and earning a spot on the all-tournament team, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina beat Georgia Tech 25-22, 25-13, 18-25, 25-22 Saturday night in Columbia, SC. Sophomore outside Annika Van Gunst and senior outside Courtney Felinski added 12 kills each as three Jackets tallied double-figure kills. T Van Gunst added eight digs and A Van Gunst recorded six blocks.
Freshman libero Annika Olsen led the back row with a career-high 18 digs. Junior setter Callie Bivings earned a double-double with 24 assists and 10 digs.
Freshman middle Sydney Wilson contributed a career-best eight kills and seven blocks, while senior middle Ashtaan Horton hit .500 with nine kills and five blocks.
Errors contributed to Tech's downfall with 14 service errors and six receive errors, compared to only five service errors for the Gamecocks.
The Jackets remain on the road next weekend at the SMU Invite, starting at 8:00pm Friday.