What you need to know:

* Georgia State travels to Emerson, Ga. to begin its quest for a CCSA Championship. The Panthers (19-12, 6-5) finished the regular season strong by winning three of four at the Battle on the Bayou last weekend.

* GSU enters the conference tournament as a No. 3 seed in Pool B. The Panthers match up against College of Charleston Friday at 10:30 a.m. and FAU later in the day at 3 p.m. Georgia State concludes round robin play Saturday versus LSU at noon and UAB at 3 p.m.

* The top two seeds from each pool will advance to the CCSA semifinal matches on Sunday.


ATLANTA – No. 9 Georgia State has been preparing all week long for the CCSA Championship in Emerson, Ga. this weekend.

The Panthers (19-12, 6-5) finished the regular season in style by taking three of four in LSU’s Battle on the Bayou last weekend.

Head coach Beth Van Fleet and GSU are excited about the opportunity Pool B presents in the conference tournament. Georgia State will battle College of Charleston and FAU on Friday before taking on LSU and UAB on Saturday.

Georgia State swept Charleston in its second match of the season back on March 4. The Panthers split the regular season with FAU and lost two competitive 3-2 matches to LSU at home and on the road.

GSU took it to UAB 4-1 at Diggin’ Duals earlier this month.

Five Panthers have notched at least 15 dual wins on the season including Chelsea Ross, Delaney Rohan, Haley Pa’akaula, Jessica Fourspring and Georgia Johnson.

Rohan and Ross lead GSU in the No. 1 flight with a 21-9 record on the season. The freshman duo of Olivia Stasevich and Johnson has also seen consistent success with a 13-4 mark this year.

Georgia State is a combined 19-8 versus the four teams it is set to face this weekend.

First serve between the Panthers and Cougars is set for 10:30 a.m. Come out to the LakePoint Complex and cheer on GSU all weekend long.

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