Down 11-14 in the fifth set, Georgia Tech scored three in a row and then held of three more match points to earn a 21-25, 25-17, 25-17, 20-25, 21-19 win over Miami in Coral Gables, FL Friday night.
It was Tech's first win over Miami since 2011, snapping an eight-match losing streak to the Hurricanes, and gave the Jackets their most road wins (9) since 2004. More importantly, it kept Tech's hopes alive for earning an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Senior outside Teegan Van Gunst led the offense with 23 kills, hitting .254, with 21 digs, earning her 51st career double-double. Junior outside Gabriela Stavnetchei also earned a double with 14 kills and 12 digs.
Senior rightside Annika Van Gunst rounded out the double-doubles with 10 kills and 19 digs of her own. The 10 kills pushed her past 1000 career kills making her the 9th player in Georgia Tech history to surpass 1000 career kills and 1000 career digs. Her sister Teegan achieved the same mark earlier this season.
Senior libero London Ackermann led the back row with 28 digs. Senior middle Lauren Pitz helped the defense with 8 blocks, 2 solo, and added 6 kills offensively.
Senior setter Rebecca Martin finished with 51 assists and 9 digs.