Know the Foe: #1 Louisville Volleyball Looks Ahead To Georgia Tech And Notre Dame

On Monday, the University of Louisville Volleyball team moved up to #1 in the AVCA Coaches’ poll for the first time in program history. The only remaining undefeated team in the country, the Cardinals look to keep the streak and ranking in tact this weekend when they square off against #14 Georgia Tech and Notre Dame. Let’s take a look at everything you need to know surrounding Louisville’s next two foes.

Louisville Stats Leaders through 23 Matches:

  • Kills: Anna DeBeer (219)
  • Assists: Tori Dilfer (833)
  • Blocks: Amaya Tillman (104)
  • Digs: Elena Scott (281)
  • Sets played: Tori Dilfer, Aiko Jones (78)
  • Service aces: Aiko Jones (29)

Georgia Tech Preview:

Match Info: Friday, Nov. 12th; 7:00 pm @ L&N Federal Credit Union Arena

Overview: The  14th-ranked Yellow Jackets visit the Derby City this weekend with hopes of avenging a 3-0 loss to the Cardinals in Atlanta on October 3rd. Since dropping that match, Georgia Tech has won 10 in a row and look to make up ground in the ACC title race. 

Key Wins: Pittsburgh, #14 Penn State, South Carolina, Arkansas, Mississippi State, Florida State

Players to watch: OH Julia Bergmann (405 kills & 225 digs), OH Mariana Brambilla (359 kills & 220 digs), S Matti McKissock (984 assists), MB Breland Morrissette (88 blocks)

Notre Dame Preview:

Match Info: Monday, Nov. 15th; 7:00 pm @ Notre Dame (South Bend, In)

Overview: The Irish enter the weekend three games below .500, trying to end the regular season with some momentum. Notre Dame does have a win over Georgia Tech on their resume, and it will take another stellar performance to defeat the Cardinals.

Key Wins: Georgia Tech, Arizona, Syracuse, North Carolina, Virginia

Players to watch: OH Aubrey Hamilton (263 kills), OH Charley Niego (260 kills & 253 digs), S Zoe Nunez (760 assists & 218 digs), L Hattie Monson (341 digs), MB Lindsey Miller (91 blocks)

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