What you need to know:

*GSU travels to Clinton, South Carolina to finish up the non-conference portion of the schedule on Friday.

*The Panthers will take on Presbyterian College Friday, but will not play their match scheduled for Saturday against Davidson due to Hurricane Florence.

*Sarah Renner, Crystal Lee, and Lauren Bandera all rank among Sun Belt leaders in various categories.


ATLANTA- Georgia State volleyball is headed to Clinton, South Carolina for their non-conference match of the season before starting the Sun Belt slate. The Panthers will face Presbyterian College (2-7) Friday at 3:00 pm at the Ross E. Templeton Center.

Georgia State was originally scheduled to play Davidson on Saturday morning, however due to the threat of severe weather to Georgia and the Carolinas, no matches will be played on Saturday to allow for the teams to travel home safely. There are no plans to reschedule the match at this time.  

Friday will mark just the fourth all time meeting between the Panthers and the Blue Hose. GSU is 1-2 against Presbyterian, with the last match coming in the 2013 season.

Sydney Stroud and Crystal Lee have led the way offensively for the Panthers, each having recorded over 70 kills in just nine matches. Thus far, 192 of GSU’s 338 kills have come via an assist from Sarah Renner.

Renner, who recently became just the ninth player in GSU history to record 2,000 assists is fifth in the Sun Belt with 8.35 assists per set. Her 2,017 career dishes ranks second among all Sun Belt setters.

Crystal Lee ranks ninth in the conference with 2.79 kills per set, and is coming off a weekend in which she downed 3.22 kills per frame. Freshman Lauren Bandera is averaging 3.44 digs per set, good for eighth best in the Sun Belt. The Panthers are third in the conference as a team averaging 15.72 pickups per set.

 

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