What you need to know:

* On Saturday night, Georgia State fell to Arkansas State in straight sets by a final of 11-25, 20-25 and 13-25. The Panthers celebrated Morgan Patterson, Katelyn Rawls, Kristina Stinson and Eliza Zachary on senior night.

* GSU falls to 9-14 overall and 5-7 in the Sun Belt. Arkansas State improved to 19-7 and 12-1. Kristina Stinson and Eliza Zachary led the Panthers on senior night. Stinson finished as the only attacker in double figures. Zachary added seven kills. Freshman Celeste Friesen finished with 19 digs on the night.

* Georgia State is back in action on Nov. 4th when the team travels to Appalachian State. Three of the Panthers’ final four matches are on the road. GSU will look to finish the season strong with upcoming matches against Coastal Carolina and Georgia Southern.


ATLANTA – Georgia State fell to Arkansas State in three sets by a final of 11-25, 20-25 and 13-25. The Panthers fell to 9-14 and 5-7 in the Sun Belt Conference.

Head coach Sally Polhamus and the Panthers celebrated the accomplishments of Morgan Patterson, Katelyn Rawls, Kristina Stinson and Eliza Zachary on senior night.

GSU kept the match competitive behind strong offensive play from seniors Kristina Stinson and Eliza Zachary. The two combined for 17 kills. Stinson added nine digs and two block assists to go along with her double-digit kill total.

Sophomore setter Sarah Renner totaled 24 assists and freshman libero Celeste Friesen registered 19 digs. Sophomore outside hitter Crystal Lee supplemented the Panther attack with six kills.

From the opening serve, Arkansas State took control of the match behind the attacking play of Carlisa May and Kelsey Reis. The Red Wolves’ leading attackers combined for 16 kills. Drew Jones and Jessica Uke finished with seven kills apiece.

Senior setter Mallory Warrington chalked up 31 assists and senior libero Markie Schaedig tallied 23 digs to lead all defenders. The Red Wolves defeated an opponent in straight sets for the eighth consecutive match.

The Panthers will try to regroup next week and prepare for its four remaining matches. GSU is back on the court on Nov. 4th at Appalachian State in Boone, N.C. at 6:30 p.m. ET.

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