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Volleyball Defeats Georgia Tech, 3-2.

November 22, 1998

CLEMSON, S.C. – ACC defending champion Clemson (21-10, 10-6 ACC) entered the ACC Tournament last Friday at Maryland as the number four seed. The Tigers defeated Georgia Tech 3-2 (15-12, 5-15, 16-14, 12-15, 15-13) to advance to the semifinals of the tournament.

Senior Stephanie Schulz hit .382 for the match, with 15 kills, two errors and 34 attacks. Alison Coday had 28 kills, eight errors and 77 total attempts, for a .260 hitting percentage. Seven Tigers had double-figures in digs, including Skye Frost, who led the team with 30 digs. All six Clemson starters recorded double-doubles in the match.

On Saturday, top-seeded North Carolina defeated Clemson 3-1, ending the Tigers’ bid for a second-straight ACC Championship. The Tigers took the first game 15-11, before dropping the next three 12-15, 5-15, 5-15. Freshman Jodi Steffes hit .310, with 12 kills, three errors and 29 attempts. She also led the team with 19 digs.

The Tigers have a chance at an at-large bid for the NCAA Tournament. The field for the 64-team tournament will be announced Sunday, November 29.

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