2015 Volleyball Season Recap

Dec. 3, 2015

TEAM RECORDS
Georgia Tech finished with an overall record of 18-14, and 9-11 in ACC play. It marks the first time Georgia Tech has finished with a winning record since 2012.
The 18 wins and nine ACC wins are the most for the Yellow Jackets since 2012.
Georgia Tech finished the season with 1,637 kills, which are the most since the 2010 team recorded 1,652.
Georgia Tech tallied a season-high 98 digs against Clemson, which ties for ninth on Georgia Tech’s single-match records.
In the five-set win against UC Davis, the 37-35 set-three score were the most points scored by Georgia Tech in a set since winning set one 35-33 against Florida State on Oct. 19, 2012. The Jackets tallied 35 block assists and 21.5 total blocks, which both tie for second on the all-time single match record lists.
The Jackets put up 28 block assists against Boston College on Sept. 27, 2015 tied for 12th on the all-time GT single match records.


 

 

TEAM REGULAR SEASON FINISH - ACC
4th in assists/set (12.88)
4th in digs/set (15.98)
5th in kills/set (13.64)
7th in opponent hitting percentage (.201)
10th in the ACC standings.
11th in hitting percentage (.220)
12th in blocks/set (2.17)
15th in aces/set (0.96)

MILESTONES
The win against Notre Dame on Oct. 11, 2015 was the program’s overall 700th win and Tech has 706 total wins. Tech has 641 wins as a Division I program
The Yellow Jackets defeated Virginia Tech in Blacksburg on Oct. 18 for the first time since a 3-2 win on Oct. 2, 2010.
Georgia Tech’s sweep of Clemson on the Tigers’ home court inside Jervey Gym on Sept. 25 was the Yellow Jackets’ first win on the road at Clemson since a 3-2 victory on Nov. 27, 2009.
Georgia Tech had its best start (9-2) of the season since going 11-2 to open the 2012 season.
Tech won eight-straight matches (Aug. 29 - Sept. 12) for the longest winning streak by the Yellow Jackets since 2006.
10 of Tech’s 18 wins were sweeps.
The Yellow Jackets win against Duke on Nov. 6 snapped a 12-game losing streak to the Blue Devils. It marked the first time Georgia Tech beat the Blue Devils since a 3-1 win on Nov. 8, 2007. It was Tech’s first sweep of Duke since Nov. 5, 2004 - almost 11 years to the day.

Teegan Van Gunst
Named First-Team All-ACC, making her the first Yellow Jacket to earn the award since Monique Mead in 2012.
Led the team in kills (471) and averaged 3.92 kills per set.
471 kills are the most by a Yellow Jacket since Monique Mead put down 459 in 2012.
Scored 20 double-doubles.
Tallied 25 matches with 10+ kills, and 23 matches with 10+ digs.
Started every set (120).
Named ACC Player of the Week twice – Sept. 7, Sept. 28
Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 team.
Selected MVP of the UGA Challenge.
Selected to the GT Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Midtown Invite and Nebraska Ameritas Players Challenge All-Tournament teams.
Stats in the ACC at the end of the regular season:
     - 1st in kills (471)
     - 1st in kills/set (3.92)
     - 1st in points (520)
  - 2nd in points/set (1.33)

Annika Van Gunst
Seven double-doubles on the season.
12 matches with 10+ kills, and 13 matches with 10+ digs.
Second on the team with 307 kills and 2.56 kills per set.
Put up a season-best 332 digs and 76 total blocks.
Tallied a career-high 19 digs twice this season.
Recorded a career-best nine blocks against UC Davis (Sept. 12).
Named to the Nebraska Ameritas Players Challenge All-Tournament Team.

Sydney Wilson
Led the team with 126 total blocks, 21 of them solo stuffs, and averaged 1.06 blocks per set.
126 blocks are the most by a Yellow Jacket since Annie Czarnecki had 123 in 2012.
With 21 solo blocks this season, Wilson needs just four more next season to make the GT single-season record list.
Recorded a season-high 281 kills and hit .249 on the season.
Tallied 12 matches with 10+ kills.
Hit above .400 (min. 5 kills) in seven matches this season.
Named to the UGA Challenge All-Tournament Team.

London Ackermann
Led the team with 478 digs and 4.16 digs pet set.
6th in the ACC in digs/ per set (4.16).
With 478 digs this season, is now 10th on GT's single season records.
478 digs are the most by a Yellow Jacket since 2010.
Put up a career-high 29 digs against Clemson (Nov. 11).
Eclipsed 1,000 career digs against Boston College on Sept. 27. The last Yellow Jacket to record 1,000+ digs was Jordan McCullers, who reached the benchmark in 2010.
With 1,258 digs, needs 20 digs next season to be on GT top 10 career list.
Tallied 20+ digs in seven matches. Recorded double-digit digs in every match except five.

Rebecca Martin
Tallied her 2,000th career assist against Pitt (Oct. 16), making her only one of 10 Yellow Jackets to accomplish the feat.
7th in the ACC in assists per set (8.69).
9th on GT’s career assists list (2,471).
Four double-doubles this season.
Tallied career-highs in kills (6 vs. Duke, on Nov. 6) and digs (18 vs. Clemson, on Nov. 11).

Lauren Pitz
Tallied a career-best 3 solo blocks vs. Wake Forest (Nov. 6).
11 block assists UC Davis on Sept. 12 tied for 2nd on the GT all-time single match list, and tied for 3rd on the single-match total blocks list.
Recorded a season-high 167 kills and the second-most blocks on the team with 108 total stuffs.

Ashley Askin
Tallied a career-high 4 aces vs. The Citadel (Aug. 29).
Three double-doubles this season.
Tallied career kills (13) and digs (27) at Notre Dame (Nov. 20).
Recorded the fourth-most kills on the team with a season-best 231, 178 more kills than a season ago for Askin.

Gabby Benda
Four double-doubles this season.
Tallied a season-best 36 assists at Boston College (Nov. 1).
Put up a career-best 11 digs twice.

Gabriela Stavnetchei
Hit .556 (6K-1E-9A) against USF (Sept. 11).
One kill away from her first career double-double against UC Davis (9K; 10D) on Sept. 12.
Tallied a career-high 10 kills at Notre Dame (Nov. 20).

Wimberly Wilson
Tallied a career-high 18 digs at Syracuse (Oct. 30).

Anna Kavalchuk
Tallied a season-best 12 kills and a .474 hitting percentage against Boston College (Sept. 27).
Was the difference maker in the five-set victory against Boston College, playing the last three sets and tallying 12 kills.

Lauren Frerking
Tallied her first collegiate kill against UT-Martin (Aug. 29).
Made her first collegiate start against The Citadel (Aug. 29).