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Women’s Volleyball Overcomes Slow Start Against Georgia to Cap Off Opening Weekend

Junior defensive specialist Aubrey Roberts (No. 3) celebrates earning a point with teammates sophomore middle blocker Meg Brown (No. 12) and freshman outside hitter Grace Chillingworth (No. 1). After losing the first two sets, the Waves outscored the Bulldogs 65 to 49 over the final three to secure the win. Photos courtesy of Tony Walsh

The Waves kicked off the season Friday, Aug. 27, by defeating Winthrop 25-18, 18-25, 25-14, 25-14 and continued their solid play into Saturday’s double-header. First, the Waves defeated Morehead State 25-19, 25-21, 26-24, before overcoming a slow start against the Georgia Bulldogs, winning the match 17-25, 24-26, 25-22, 25-16, 15-11.