Georgia Tech Wins 2002 ACC Volleyball Championship
Nov. 24, 2002
Atlanta, Ga. - Led by Lynnette Moster's 15 kills and nine digs, Georgia Tech claimed the 2002 ACC Volleyball Championship title, defeating Florida State 3-1 (30-23, 30-23, 23-30, 30-19).
Georgia Tech is now a perfect 3-0 against Florida State in ACC Volleyball Championship play, having defeated the Seminoles in 1996 and 1997.
The 20th-ranked Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets held Florida State to a .029 hitting percentage in game one of the Championship match, winning 30-23. With the game tied at 18-18, Georgia Tech went on a 12-5 run to finish the game. Second-team All-ACC performer Kele Eveland paced the Yellow Jackets, posting 3 kills in 3 attempts, six assists and two digs.
In game two, Georgia Tech continued to keep Florida State out of its offensive rhythm, holding the Seminoles to only 12 kills and a .067 hitting percentage. Middle Alexandra Preiss hit .800 in the second game with four kills, two digs and two block assists.
After getting off to a slow start in the match, the Seminoles led by as many as ten points in the third game, winning game three, 30-23. Florida State hit .293 in the game, led by middle Dawn Hough, who collected six kills in nine attempts with no errors. Alex Sevillano added four kills, one ace and six digs in the win for the Seminoles.
Georgia Tech controlled game the deciding fourth game, winning 30-19. Georgia Tech was led by Tournament MVP Lynnette Moster, who recorded 15 kills, two service aces, nine digs, two block solos and two block assists. Preiss added 12 kills, four digs and three block assists.
Florida State was led by Kristin Frye, who had 13 kills and eight digs, while Alex Sevillano chipped in 12 kills and 15 digs.
2002 ACC Volleyball All-Tournament Team
Lynnette Moster (MVP)....Georgia Tech