Bueser Recognized for 1,000th Career Dig at Georgetown Match
Nov. 12, 2017

Final Stats

CHICAGO - The DePaul volleyball team was edged by Georgetown on Sunday afternoon, 3-1 (21-25, 25-19, 22-25, 17-25). This makes the Blue Demons' overall season record (8-21, 2-15 BIG EAST).

The Blue Demons took a 10-7 lead midway through the first set, winning the 10th point after besting Georgetown in a long rally. The score stayed tightly contested late into the opening set as the Hoyas held a 22-21 towards the tail end of the opener. The visitor scored the final three points to take the opening set 25-21.

DePaul jumped out to a 11-6 advantage in the second set. The Blue Demons maintained a narrow 20-18 lead as the set wound down. One point away from the set win, with the Blue Demons leading 24-19, Caitlyn Coffey and Brittany Maxwell rose above the net to combine for the set winning block.

Tied at one set apiece the Blue Demons took an early 10-8 lead in the third. However, the Hoyas would battle back, taking an 18-16 advantage. A 20-20 scoring tie late in the third set prompted a Georgetown timeout with the decision on the line. Out of the timeout, the visitor would pull away to win the set 25-22, to take a 2-1 set lead in the game.

A 14-9 advantage gave Georgetown an early lead in the fourth set, leading two sets to one. After putting together a small rally the Blue Demons forced a Hoya timeout trailing 18-14. However, the host would not come any closer, dropping the fourth set 25-17.

Maxwell and Myah Reed led the Blue Demons with 18 and 12 kills, respectively. Katie Dolan contributed a team-high 39 while Haley Bueser led DePaul with 15 digs.

DePaul volleyball returns to action Saturday for its' season finale, when Marquette travels to Chicago for a 1 p.m. start. The senior day recognition and match will be at McGrath-Phillips Arena.

Match Notes

-Haley Bueser was recognized for surpassing 1,000 career digs. Bueser entered the day's action ranked fourth in the BIG EAST conference with 406 digs on the season. The senior added 15 more digs on the afternoon to give her 421 on the season.

-Brittany Maxwell finished the game with 998 kills for the host, two away from the prestigious 1,000 kill benchmark.


 

 

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