Mocs Volleyball Falls at Georgia Southern

Freshman Melissa Green notched a match-high 22 digs.
Chattanooga at Georgia Southern
Oct. 23, 2011
Davidson, N.C. (Belk Arena)
Team 1 2 3 Score
Georgia Southern

Chattanooga (5-20, 3-7 SoCon)
(Kills-aces-blocks) - Jennifer Kuroski 10-0-0; Christina Teter 4-2-0; Heather Parman 3-0-0; Aneisha Christie 2-0-0; Andrea Johnson 1-0-0; Bridget Camacho 1-1-0; Meagan Ernd 0-1-0; Totals 21-4-0.0. (Assists) - Bridget Camacho 16. (Dig leaders) - Melissa Green 22; Heather Parman 7

Georgia Southern (14-12, 6-4 SoCon)
(Kills-aces-blocks) - Nicole Jeschelnik 10-0-1; Jamie DeRatt 8-0-0; Parker Small 7-0-2; Hannah Nelson 5-0-0; Enjoli Johnson 5-0-2; Kate Van Dyke 2-3-3; Hayli Ketner 0-4-0; Totals 37-7-5.0. (Assists) - Kate Van Dyke 29. (Dig leaders) - Moriah Bellissimo 14; Nicole Jeschelnik 10

Match Notes
STATESBORO, Ga. - The Chattanooga Mocs volleyball was swept, 3-0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-19), on Sunday afternoon at Georgia Southern. Freshman libero Melissa Green (Boca Raton, Fla.) totaled a match-high 22 digs for the Mocs at Hanner Fieldhouse.

The offense was paced by sophomore outside Jennifer Kuroski (Acworth, Ga.) with a match-high tying 10 kills, while junior middle blocker Christina Teter (Signal Mountain, Tenn.) contributed four along with three kills from junior outside Heather Parman (Ooltewah, Tenn.).

Running the offense was sophomore setter Bridget Camacho (Cumming, Ga.), who registered 16 assists.

Chattanooga totaled 41 digs in the match as Parman added seven digs, while Kuroski and Camacho each recorded four.

Georgia Southern was led by Nicole Jeschelnik with 10 kills and 10 digs. Adding to the 36 kills by the Eagles was Jamie DeRatt and Parker Small with eight and seven, respectively. Match-highs were posted by Kate Van Dyke with 29 assists and Moriah Belissimo with 14 digs.

There were eight ties and five lead changes with most of them occurring in the competitive fourth set.

The first set started with Georgia Southern taking a 3-1 lead, but the Mocs were able to knot it up at three on a kill by Kuroski before the Eagles stretched their advantage to 10-4. Chattanooga fought back to within four at 14-10, but Georgia Southern used a 11-3 run to finish off the set, 25-13.

Chattanooga took a 2-1 lead in the second set on a kill by Teter, but Georgia Southern used a rally to push it to 14-7 and did not look back in taking the frame 25-13.

Coming out of the intermission, both teams fought through the first 35 points as GSU held a slight 13-12 advantage. The Eagles would then close out the set on a 12-6 run to complete the sweep, 25-18.

Chattanooga returns to Maclellan Gym on Thursday night at 7 p.m. for a matchup against Furman before hosting Samford in the Southern Rail Rivalry on Friday at 7 p.m. Links to live stats and video through MocsVision can be found on the volleyball schedule page.

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