Columbus State Volleyball Set for Dig Pink Night
Columbus, Ga. – Wrapping up the non-conference portion of the schedule, the Columbus State University volleyball team will host Albany State on Friday night at 6:00 p.m. The match will be the first ever Dig Pink Night for the Lady Cougars, as the team will auction off its pink jerseys and collect money for the Elena Diaz-Verson Amos Saint Francis Center for Breast Health.
Albany State gave the Lady Cougars all they could handle, but Columbus State held off ASU in five sets for the 3-2 victory on October 16, 2013 in Albany, Ga. Erika Gelzinyte led CSU with 17 kills, while Mary McCarty had a career high 15.
Columbus State posted its best hitting night of the season in Monday's victory over Spring Hill, hitting .284 as a team.
After making 12 errors in a first-set loss against Spring Hill, the Lady Cougars made just 10 over the final three sets in the win.
Erika Gelzinyte had one of the best nights of her career Monday with 21 kills, 16 digs and a .436 hitting percentage.
CSU had over 90 digs on Monday for the third time this season, a number they recorded just once in 31 matches in 2013.
6 – Different players with at least 10 digs in Monday night's win.
10.4 – Assists per set for Ivana Kazic, third-best in the Peach Belt Conference.
0.6 – Service aces per set for Erika Gelzinyte, tops in the PBC.
Inside Albany State
The Golden Rams are currently 9-7 overall and 9-3 inside the SIAC.
ASU was swept at Armstrong on Tuesday night, but lost the opening set by a 25-22 margin.
Albany State head coach Robert Skinner also serves as the women's basketball and softball head coach.