Fighting Peaches: Georgia Tech volleyball Michelle Collier interview 9.4.18 #sportsinquirer #gtvolleyball #togetherweswarm #accvolleyball

Georgia Tech volleyball Michelle Collier
Georgia Tech volleyball head coach Michelle Collier
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The Sports Inquirer spoke with Georgia Tech volleyball head coach Michelle Collier before her team’s practice on Sept. 4 for an exclusive interview. The Yellow Jackets won the Hyatt Regency Tournament with a 3-1 home win over Tulane on Aug. 31 improving their record to 8-0.

Topics included Georgia Tech’s undefeated start to the season, the incorporation of underclassmen into the rotation, the value of veterans such as junior setter Lexi Dorn and the recruitment of freshman outside hitter Mariana Brambilla. The Yellow Jackets return to action on Sept. 7 on the road at Alabama.

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Fighting Peaches: Georgia Tech volleyball Mariana Brambilla interview 9.4.18 #sportsinquirer #gtvolleyball #togetherweswarm #accvolleyball

Georgia Tech volleyball Mariana Brambilla
Georgia Tech volleyball player Mariana Brambilla attacks ball during contest
Georgia Tech Athletics

The Sports Inquirer spoke with Georgia Tech volleyball player Mariana Brambilla before her team’s practice on Sept. 4 for an exclusive interview. The Yellow Jackets won the Hyatt Regency Tournament with a 3-1 home win over Tulane on Aug. 31 with Brambilla having a team-high 16 kills. She also had her fifth double-double of the season with a career-high 19 kills and 18 digs in Georgia Tech’s 3-2 win over South Alabama earlier that day. Brambilla was named the event’s MVP and the ACC Freshman of the Week.

Topics with the freshman outside hitter included Georgia Tech’s 8-0 start to the season, adjusting to the collegiate game, attending Georgia Tech and leaving her native Brazil. The Yellow Jackets return to action on Sept. 7 on the road at Alabama.

Fighting Peaches: Georgia Tech volleyball Lexi Dorn interview 9.4.18 #sportsinquirer #gtvolleyball #togetherweswarm #accvolleyball

Georgia Tech volleyball Lexi Dorn
Georgia Tech volleyball player Lexi Dorn (15) sets ball during contest
Georgia Tech Athletics

The Sports Inquirer spoke with Georgia Tech volleyball player Lexi Dorn before her team’s practice on Sept. 4 for an exclusive interview. The Yellow Jackets won the Hyatt Regency Tournament with a 3-1 home win over Tulane on Aug. 31 with Dorn posting a double-double with a career-high 41 assists and 10 digs.

Topics with the junior setter included Georgia Tech’s 8-0 start to the season, working with a group of younger teammates and transferring into the program from Purdue. The Yellow Jackets return to action on Sept. 7 on the road at Alabama.