For the first time since 1999, Georgia Tech lost to NC State at home in a 25-20, 25-20, 23-25, 22-25, 18-20 thriller Friday night in Atlanta. Junior rightside Monique Mead had 27 kills, 9 digs and 6 blocks, but also had a career-high 16 hitting errors (as well as a career-high 72 swings). Junior libero Nicky Meyer also set a career-high while leading the back row with 25 digs, while junior defensive specialist Susan Carlson tied her career-high with 13 digs. Tech had three players other than Mead with double-figure kills: sophomore outside Jennifer Percy had 13, senior middle Asia Stawicka had 12 and sophomore middle Quinn Evans, in her first start in the O'Keefe Gym, had a career-high 12 kills (hitting .440). See story and box score.