Junior Sophie Fischer added 12 kills on a .455 percentage with eight blocks. Libero Bailey Cox led the defense with 15 digs. At the service line, Georgia put down six aces in the match, three coming from setter Alexa Fortin.
Now the challenge ramps up even more for the Bulldogs. Next up are Longhorns, a perennial powerhouse in women’s volleyball. The nation’s top-ranked team improved to 23-1 by rolling over Fairleigh Dickinson later Thursday night.
Texas has won three national championships in the sport, been ranked in the top 10 each of the past 16 seasons and made the NCAA regional finals 15 times and the championship match five times, most recently in 2020.
The Bulldogs’ game plan?
“Just playing Georgia volleyball,” Black said.
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