What you need to know:


*Georgia State fell to UAB Thursday night.

*Sydney Stroud led the Panthers with 13 kills.

*GSU has a pair of matches tomorrow afternoon.


BIRMINGHAM, ALA- Georgia State volleyball lost to UAB three sets to one on Thursday night. The match was GSU’s first of three in the Blazer Invitational. The loss drops the Panthers to 1-3 on the season.

The match was a very back and forth affair that saw Georgia State win the first set 29-27. The Blazers would battle back to take the next three sets, 22-25, 22-25, and 16-25. UAB had three players notch double-digit kills in the win.

 Sydney Stroud was the standout for Georgia State, recording 13 kills, 5 digs, and a block. Crystal Lee added 9 kills and 14 digs, and freshman Cierra Sillmon racked up three solo blocks. Georgia State servers accounted for seven aces on the night.

The Panthers are back on the court tomorrow afternoon for a pair of matches. Georgia State will take on Austin Peay at 12:00 p.m. and then battle Charleston Southern at 6:00 p.m. Live stats for both matches will be available at georgiastatesports.com.

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