Oct. 18, 1997
Maryland Beats Georgia Tech in Five Games
ATLANTA - The University of Maryland 17th ranked women's volleyball team escaped Georgia Tech Friday night in a tough five game match. When the dust settled, the Terrpins had won 8-15, 11-15, 15-12, 15-6, 15-5. With the come from behind win, Maryland stays perfect at 16-0, 7-0 in the ACC. The Yellow Jackets fall to 10-12, 3-4 in ACC play.
Elizabeth Efron led the Terrapins with 20 kills to go with 16 digs, but the victory was not a one woman show. Jaime Summers had 19 kills, Kim Adolphs and Conya Jabari-Kitwala each had 17 digs to go with 14 and 11 kills, respectively. Setter Eden Kroger was busy with kills (five), digs (12), and assists (59).
Danielle Olein had 18 kills with her six digs, both Rochelle Komula and Carla Gartner each had 10 digs to go with 14 and 16 kills, respectively.
Georgia Tech had the lead in many categories but was unable to capitialize. They hit .173 in the loss (UM hit .298), but had 11 blocks compared to Maryland's eight. Maryland had nine service errors, the Yellow Jackets just three.